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'The 33' Captures Drama of Chilean Mining Accident

"The 33" from director Patricia Riggen tells the story of the 2010 Chilean mining accident that trapped 33 miners 700 meters underground for 69 days. When the hundred-year-old San Jose copper-and-gold mine collapsed over the heads of the miners, the world watched the events unfold on live television.  Their eventual rescue after more than two months of agony cast the miners as the heroes in a drama they had no idea was being played out over their heads. For the viewer,...

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