Catalina Vergara was born in 1981 in Concepción, Chile. She studied cinematography in Duoc UC and won various awards with shorts done in the institute. Her degree project was called "Mujeres del Silencio" (Silent Women) with which she won various prizes in national festivals. She took part in the jury in the festival "La 240" in Costa Rica. In addition to that she worked in important documentary projects for Chilean television. She is director and producer of "La Ultima Estación" (The Last Station). She is currently Producing "Ver y Escuchar" (To See and To Hear) by Jose Luis Torres Leiva.
La Última Estación (Orig.) / 2012 / Chile / 90 min
Documentary film about old age that takes place in nursing homes. Under the contemplative look of a camera, the life and moments some old people face in their last stage are portrayed in an atmosphere of solitude and abandonment. These homes, and their long lasting passage of time, are the last station in life before setting out on the inevitable journey to death.