The VeteranDocumentary, 2022
The Veteran is an essay film that unfurls the origins of an extraordinary legend: an American priest who lived for many years in a remote coastal village in Southern Chile was responsible for dropping the atomic bomb on Japan. An absorbing study of this little-known, yet remarkable story, the film explores the reasons that led this veteran to become a missionary, the flow of History, and how people and stories transform.
Jeronimo Rodriguez is a Chilean filmmaker based in New York and Santiago. He directed the essay film ‘The Monument Hunter’ (FID Marseille International Competition 2015, Special Jury Prize at FICCI 2016). He also co-wrote Alejandro Fernande...
World Premiere Festival Internacional de Cine de Berlín – Berlinale Forum. Biarrtiz Festival Amerique Latine 2022. FIDOCS 2022
Roberto Guerra Award.
Funding, Labs and Workshops
Fondo de Fomento Audiovisual 2018 Script . Supported by Union Docs.