Patricio Guzmán

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Patricio Guzmán
Taller Patricio Guzmán, Cine Arte (5198310892) (cropped).jpg
Patricio Guzmán, 2015.
Born Patricio Guzmán Lozanes
(1941-08-11) August 11, 1941 (age 75)
Santiago, Chile
Occupation director, screenwriter, cinematographer, actor
Years active 1964–present

Patricio Guzmán Lozanes (born August 11, 1941) is a Chilean documentary film director. He is internationally renowned for films such as The Battle of Chile and Salvador Allende.

Guzmán also teaches documentary film classes in Europe and Latin America, and is the founder and director of the International Documentary Festival of Santiago (FIDOCS). He currently lives in France. His 1983 film The Compass Rose was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] His upcoming film The Pearl Button has been selected to be screened in the main competition section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ "13th Moscow International Film Festival (1983)". MIFF. Archived from the original on November 7, 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Berlinale 2015: Competition Complete". Retrieved 28 January 2015. 

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