Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Vida de perros

Thursday 16 a las 19:30 h

Section: Mario Monicelli - 100 Years of Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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After shooting È arrivato il cavaliere! (1950), Monicelli and Steno directed this choral film set in the world of third –or fourth– rate provincial vaudeville shows, a genre which, for all its artistic limitations, had been immensely popular in the 1920s and 1930s, but which had e...

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Bird People

Thursday 16 a las 19:30 h

Section: Pascale Ferran

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 9

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Pascale Ferran’s latest film to date begins with a story of alienation starred by two possible extremes of “consumer aesthetics:” on one side, a Silicon Valley executive who was on his way to Dubai but ends up in Paris, where he decides to cut off (via Skype!) with his job, his fam...

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Loulou

Thursday 16 a las 19:30 h

Section: Isabelle Huppert

Malba Cine - Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415

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Born of a time when its dual leads were on their way to becoming two major stars, and to a film industry on the verge of significant transition, Loulou in many ways defines French cinema of the period. There’s a reason Pialat was called the Cassavetes of France. Here, faded neons are partially...

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Jungle Boyz

Thursday 16 a las 19:40 h

Section: Music

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 8

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If a rock musician’s dream were to play with Jagger and Richards, then the equivalent for a dub band (a musical genre derived from reggae) would be to brush against Lee “Scratch” Perry and Mad Professor. And it turns out that in Argentina, a country with practically zero tradition...

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Metal y melancolía

Thursday 16 a las 19:50 h

Section: Peru: A Country’s Filmic X-ray

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Metal & Melancholy is a middle class portrait of the city of Lima and the situation society was living in the early Nineties: years of extreme crisis, hyperinflation, and political violence. In this context, Honigmann finds a way to depict the complexity of those days with great simplicity. The...

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El botón de nácar

Thursday 16 a las 19:50 h

Sections: Panorama Competencia DDHH

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 7

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Following his acclaimed 2010 documentary Nostalgia for the Light, legendary Patricio Guzmán delivers an equally stunning achievement with The Pearl Button. Whereas Nostalgia… vividly explored Chile’s national heritage through its distinctive skies and deserts, The Pearl Button ta...

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La comezón del séptimo año

Thursday 16 a las 20 h

Section: Restored Classics

Village Caballito - Av. Rivadavia y Av. Acoyte
Room: 4

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This is the fun story of how Tom Ewell tries to resist the temptation of Marilyn Monroe, and struggles with himself. It is set on very unfavorable conditions for the male lead, even if he tries to appear very decent and married. He’s alone in his New York apartment after sending off his wife a...

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Hockney

Thursday 16 a las 20 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 1

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Through wonderful archival footage, including the Hockney family’s own home movies, and interviews with family, friends, and the artist himself, Wright develops an extraordinary portrait of a man who grew up among the privations of postwar Britain to embrace, in his art and in his life, the dr...

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Ela volta na quinta

Thursday 16 a las 20:00 h

Section: International Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 6

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María José and Norberto live in the outskirts of Belo Horizonte. They have been married for 35 years, shared a life together, and have two children. One of them is André Novais Olivera, director of this film that discovers his parents in very simple and everyday-like domestic si...

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Rescate en el Barrio Chino

Thursday 16 a las 20 h

Section: Cine al Aire Libre

Anfiteatro del Parque Centenario - Av. Ángel Gallardo y Leopoldo Marechal, entrada por Lillo

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In some alley in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Jack Burton’s truck is parked. And the verbose, smart-ass, mainly insufferable Burton is determined to get it back, whatever the cost; or, rather, whatever it costs his (not quite) friend and expert martial artist Wang. While he’s at it,...

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Madres de los dioses

Thursday 16 a las 20:10 h

Section: Argentine Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 5

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Pablo Agüero returns to El Bolsón to narrate in three movements (Apocalypse, Illumination, and Genesis) the life of four women who at one point decide to leave their lives and start from scratch, assume a new religion, and build a temple. Mothers of the Gods is a hypnotic, mysterious and...

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