DocYard Fall 2020

Night Shot/Visión Nocturna

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This quietly furious and life-affirming debut from Chilean filmmaker Carolina Moscoso brilliantly carries the weight of deep personal trauma. Night Shot’s images of Moscoso’s quotidian video diaries and filmed experiments as a film student undergird a narrative of her rape from eight years ago, and the re-traumatizing and discriminatory practices of an uncaring legal system that does more to protect abusers than seek justice. These two parallel tracks diverge and converge in moving, poetic ways. It is clear that Moscoso has brilliantly found a singular, powerful way of telling her own story. She avoids the violent, domineering logics of investigations while never sanitizing the events, but also resists wallowing in salaciousness or imposing emotive catharsis. Instead, we see the raw stuff of life, celebrations of birthdays, the blossoming of new love, and, most importantly, the freedom and radical resistance of filmmaking.

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  • Runtime
    80 minutes
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  • Note
    The film is in Spanish with English subtitles.
  • Director
    Carolina Moscoso Briceño
  • Screenwriter
    Carolina Moscoso Briceño and María Paz González
  • Cinematographer
    Carolina Moscoso Briceño
  • Composer
    Camila Moreno