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Carmen Guarini Argentina

A filmmaker and anthropologist, she got a PhD from the University of Nanterre, France in Anthropologic Cinema under the guidance of Jean Rouch. She’s a CONICET researcher and UBA professor. She founded the production company Cine Ojo. Tinta roja (1998), Meykinof (Bafici ‘05) and Gorri (Bafici ‘10) are some of his films.

Film: Walsh entre todos


Celeste Contratti Argentina

Was born in Buenos Aires in 1988. She’s an Image and Sound Designer and directed the short film El año pasado en Mardelplá.

Film: Nexquipayac


Chaitanya Tamhane India

Born in Mumbai, India, in 1987, he studied English Literature. He’s an awarded playwright and stage director. In 2006 he wrote and directed his first documentary film Four Step Plan, and later made the short film Six Strands (2010).

Film: Court


Chang Hyung-yun Corea del Sur

Born in South Korea in 1975, he studied Political Science and Diplomacy at the Hankuk University, and Film at the Korean Academy of Animation Arts. Some of his films are Maybe I Am Blind (2002), The Wolf Daddy (2005), A Coffee Vending Machine and Its Sword (2007), and My Friend Go-ra-ni (2009).

Film: The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow


Chloe Domont Estados Unidos

Born in Los Angeles, USA, she studied Film and TV Directing at the Tisch School of the Arts in NYU. She directed several short films, including Hear Me Fall (2010), Welcome to Greenpoint (2011), Jack’s Not Sick Anymore (2012), and Joyful Girl (2012; Bafici ‘13).

Film: Haze


Choe Ik-kyu Corea del Norte

Film: The Flower Girl


Christelle Lheureux Francia

Born in France in 1972, she studied Art at Paris VIII. She directed the shorts Ghost of Asia (2005; co-directed with A. Weerasethakul) and Water Buffalo (2005) –screened in Bafici ‘10, the year she sat as short film juror–, as well as the full-length features Non ricordo il titolo (2008) and Un sourire malicieux éclaire son...

Film: Madeleine et les deux apaches


Christian Frei Suiza

Film: Sleepless in New York


Christian Braad Thomsen Dinamarca

He was born in Jutland, Denmark, in 1940. Apart from some appearances as an actor, he has worked as a screenwriter and producer, and directed Karen Blixen - Storyteller (1995), The Voice of Iran: Mohammad Reza Shajarian - The Copenhagen Concert 2002 (2003), and Marilyn Mazur: Queen of Percussion (2006), among other films.

Film: Fassbinder - To Love Without Demands


Christoph Hochhäusler Alemania

He was born in 1972 in Munich, Germany. He studied Architecture in Berlin and Filmmaking in Film and TV University of Munich. He’s the founder and co-editor of the film magazine Revolver. His films The City Below (2010) and Dreileben: One Minute of Darkness (2011) were screened in Bafici ‘13, where he also sat in the jury of the Argenti...

Film: The Lies of the Victors


Clara Frías Argentina

She was born in 1981 in Buenos Aires. In 2011, she participated in the 13 th edition of Bafici with String Theory. She currently works as an editor with Narcisa Hirsch, teaches film courses at the CINE Zap organization, and is pre-producing her next film.

Film: Ánima


Claudine Bories Francia

She started her career in theater after making such films as Juliette from the Men’s Side (1981; Cannes) and The Arrivals (2009).

Film: Les Règles du jeu


Cristián Jiménez Chile

He was born in Valdivia, Chile, in 1975. Before becoming a filmmaker he wrote short stories and studied sociology in Santiago, Heidelberg and London. He directed the short films The Treasure of the Snails (2004) and XX (2006), as well as the feature-length films Optical Illusions (2009) and Bonsai (Bafici ’12).

Film: La voz en off


Daigo Matsui Japón

He was born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, in 1985 and studied in Tokyo. He directes the theater group 5-Jigen and has directed many music videos and shorts. His work as a film director includes Afro Tanaka (2012), How Selfish I Am and Sweet Poolside (both in 2013).

Film: Wonderful World End


Daniel Rosenfeld Argentina

He was born in Buenos Aires in 1973. He studied Communication and trained as an editor, playwright, actor, producer and scriptwriter. He directed Saluzzi: Ensayo para bandoneón y tres hermanos (2001), The Chimera of Heroes (2003), Hamelin (Bafici ‘09; co-directed with Tommaso Vecchio) and Cornelia at Her Mirror (2012).

Film: Al centro de la Tierra


Daniel Aragão Brasil

He was born in Recife, Brazil, in 1981, and started his career working as an assistant director. Some of his filmmaking works include the short films Public Solitude (2008; Locarno Festival) and Don’t Drop Me Home (2009), and the feature-length film Good Luck, Sweetheart (2012).


Daniel V. Villamediana España

Born in Valladolid in 1975, he majored in History and founded the magazine Letras de Cine. He directed the short films Espacio público (2006) and El Evangelio (2009, Bafici ‘10), and the feature-length films The Blue Bull (2008, Bafici ‘09), The Life Sublime (2010; Bafici ‘11) and De Occulta Philosophia (2013; Fid Marseille...

Film: Cábala caníbal


Daniela Muttis Argentina

Born in Mar del Plata, she majored in Image and Sound Design at the UBA. She started as an editor in production companies for film, TV, and advertising. She was a member of Telefónica de Argentina’s 2007 Interactive Art program and exhibited her work both in the country’s interior and abroad. She teaches creativity, video, and ed...

Film: Narcisa


David Robert Mitchell Estados Unidos

He was born in Detroit, USA, in 1972, and lives in Los Angeles. He studied Film at the Florida State University. He directed the short Virgin (2002) and the feature The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010; winner of the Special Jury Prize at the SXSW Festival.)

Film: Te sigue


David Epiney Suiza

Born in Geneva in 1976, he’s an animation artist and producer. Together with Eugenia Mumenthaler he directed Le Printemps de Sant Ponç (2007; Bafici ‘08) and founded Alina Film. His first film as a producer, Back to Stay (Milagros Mumenthaler), won the Golden Leopard at the 2011 Locarno Film festival, among other awards.

Film: Prose du Transsibérien


David Cronenberg Canadá

He was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1943, and studied literature at the local university. He directed, among many other films, Scanner (1981), The Fly (1986, screened at Bafici ‘13), Naked Lunch (1991), Crash (1996; Special Jury Prize at Cannes), eXistenZ (1999; Silver Bear at Berlin), Spider (2002; Bafici ‘03) and Cosmopolis (2012).

Film: Pacto de amor


David Lynch Estados Unidos

Born in Montana, US, in 1946, he shot his first short, Six Men Getting Sick, in 1966. His filmography as a director spans more than 40 titles, including The Elephant Man (1980), Lost Highway (1997), Mulholland Drive (2001) and Inland Empire (2006). He was an Oscar nominee for Best Director in three occasions, and won the Palme d’Or at Cannes...

Film: Terciopelo azul


Dennis Widmy Estados Unidos

He have worked as director of the documentary Absence (2009) and the short film Curtain, which was screened in several festivals, including Fantastic Fest, Cinequest, and Telluride.

Film: Starry Eyes


Diana Ojeda Suárez Ecuador

She was born in 1989 in Quito, Ecuador. She studied Filmmaking at Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, where she also worked and directed three short films. She currently works as an editor and is writing his first feature-length film.

Film: Al despertar


Diego Escárate Urrutia Chile

Born in Santiago, Chile, in 1989, he began his audiovisual studies at the University of Buenos Aires in the year 2012. He worked as a cameraman and sound engineer for independent productions. He directed the music video La ruleta (2013) and the short film La joya de más valor (2013).

Film: Cosa de niños


Dimitri Kourtchine Rusia

Born in Moscow, then the USSR, in 1983, he lives in Paris, France. He has made many documentaries for the TV channel Arte France, among them Apple, the Tyranny of Cool. He’s also an author and illustrator of children’s books, such as Alexis et son épi (2011).

Film: Rocky IV, le coup de poing americain


Dominga Sotomayor Argentina

Born in Santiago de Chile in 1985, she graduated as Audiovisual Director from the Catholic University of Chile and did an MA in Film Directing in España. In 2008 she founded the production company Cinestación. Her first feature-length film Thursday ‘Til Sunday (Bafici ‘12), won the Tiger Award for Best Film at the Rotterda...

Film: Mar


Don Hertzfeldt Estados Unidos

Film: World of Tomorrow


Don Hardy Estados Unidos

Co-founder of documentary production company KTF Films, based in San Francisco. He directed Love Hate Love (2011; premiered at Tribeca) and The Human Experiment (2013; premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival).

Film: Theory of Obscurity: A Film About The Residents


05 May 2015


BAL’s “Work in Progress” section has selected two Argentine projects, one from Chile, one from Colombia and a Mexican-Ecuadorian co-production to be screened at t...


25 April 2015


The 380 thousand people coming to the screenings and activities of the 2015 BAFICI and the great moments gathered over these two weeks have made this a memorable year for the Festi...


25 April 2015


The Festival officially came to an end with the screening of “La calle de los pianistas” and the live concert by Karin Lercher and Natasha Binder in the main hall and t...


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