Pablo Navarrete is a British-Chilean journalist and documentary filmmaker. He is the founder and co-editor of www.alborada.net, an independent voice on Latin American politics, media and culture. He was the Venezuela researcher for John Pilger’s documentary ‘The War on Democracy‘ (2007). His first feature-length documentary ‘Inside the Revolution: A Journey Into the Heart of Venezuela’ was released in August 2009 by Alborada Films. The television version of his second documentary ‘The Colombia Connection’ was released in November 2012. He is the producer of the documentary ‘Chile’s Student Uprising (Alborada Films), released in February 2014, and the director of Hip Hop Revolución (Alborada Films), released in November 2015. He is the co-director of the documentary ‘Truce’ (Alborada Films/Studio 5a) which was released in March 2017 His documentary ‘No Extradition’ came out in mid 2020 and he is a producer of ‘Santiago Rising’ (Alborada Films) released in January 2021. He is the co-director of the documentary ‘Fragments of a Dream‘ (Alborada Films/Actual Fact) released in January 2023.
He is the co-author (with Edgardo Lander) of ‘The economic policy of the Latin American left in government: Venezuela’, published in 2007 by the Transnational Institute (TNI) in Holland and has a MPhil from Bradford university. He is a former Latin America editor for Red Pepper magazine (2005-2013). He has spoken about and covered contemporary Latin American political issues for various media outlets, including the ‘BBC‘, ‘Al Jazeera English’, ‘HuffPost Live’ ‘Russia Today‘, ‘The Guardian‘, ‘The New Statesman‘, ‘Counterpunch‘ and ‘Open Democracy‘ .