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The Squat is a short documentary that gives a glimpse into the inner lives of an immigrant community currently living in Santiago, Chile. The Squat, or “La Toma” is a community of nearly 17 immigrant families who have built their own housing together, out of pedestrian sight above the highway, at the abandoned railroad station in Santiago. Their stories are tales of diasporic estrangement and survival. As they have escaped one country’s horrors, they now face unfamiliar challenges in their new country, Chile. Their hopes to build a better homeland reside within their fragile living conditions and uncertain future.
Directed By: Juan Pablo
Film Festivals & Awards:
・NOVA Frontier Film Festival - World Premiere