Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Ben Zaken

Tuesday 21 a las 15 h

Section: International Official Competition

ArteMultiplex Belgrano - Av. Cabildo 2829
Room: 3

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The Ben Zaken family is composed of brothers Shlomi and Leon, their mother Dina, and Shlomi’s daughter Ruhi. Ruhi is eleven, and she’s nothing but trouble. Yes, she lacks a mother, or a mother figure, and her father has doubts about her choices. Ruhi –the extraordinary Rom Shoshan&...

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Toponimia

Tuesday 21 a las 15:10 h

Section: Panorama

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Toponymy is the discipline that studies the etymological origin of place names. What Perel chooses to analyze visually in his film is a series of towns located in the western portion of the province of Tucumán, which were founded by the military government during the mid-70s within the framew...

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Días extraños

Tuesday 21 a las 15:15 h

Section: International Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 5

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The strange days are the ones a young Colombian couple experiences in a black and white Buenos Aires. This is where they live together, wander around, have sex, argue, fight, get drunk, have fun, go to parties, make each other jealous, have sex with other people, and provoke each other. Without ever...

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Forastero

Tuesday 21 a las 15:20 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 8

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The Argentine coast has some characteristics that are hard to translate: tourist attractions, the everyday pace, the personality of its inhabitants and urban identity. Lucía Ferreyra’s first film, a feature based on a short, traces line after line the skeleton of one of those coastal to...

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Maidan

Tuesday 21 a las 15:30 h

Section: Panorama

ArteMultiplex Belgrano - Av. Cabildo 2829
Room: 1

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The 130 minutes that Loznitsa gets from three months of resistance and combat as the population of Kiev take Maidan Square are fascinating. Unlike what any other documentary maker might have done, Loznitsa did not pull off the usual slapdash, urgent report as these events are so often treated, but r...

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Todo el tiempo del mundo

Tuesday 21 a las 16 h

Section: Argentine Official Competition

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

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A school and a film director have joined forces in order to make a film. The filmmaker (Rosendo Ruiz) provided what a film director must provide, of course, but he went far beyond: he became fully involved in a collective work, left aside another part of what a film director is supposed to provide,...

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El Crazy Che

Tuesday 21 a las 16 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 7

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It’s not easy to tell a documentary from a false documentary, and inventing a character is not that different from describing it. This is the case of Guillermo Gaede, a government employee turned musician, engineer, spy employed by five countries, and a dissident theoretical physic whose extra...

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The Memory of Justice

Tuesday 21 a las 16:30 h

Alianza Francesa - Av. Córdoba 946

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Like his earlier The Sorrow and the Pity, which examined the behavior of the French during the Nazi occupation, Marcel Ophuls’ The Memory of Justice expands the possibilities of the documentary motion picture in such a way that all future films of this sort will be compared to it. It is monume...

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Nerves

Tuesday 21 a las 16:30 h

Section: A Secret History of Weimar Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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An example of a totally different expressionism, Nerves does not show the lopsided walls of Caligari, no theatrical overacted gestures, no eccentric make-up, but an expressionism of the soul. The story shows a bourgeois family in decline, post-war-crisis meets revolution: The director filmed during...

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Court

Tuesday 21 a las 16:30 h

Section: International Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 2

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Narayan Kamble is 65 years old; he’s a poet, musician, professor, and political activist. His everyday activities include a series of travelling performances through the neighborhoods of Mumbai. He gets arrested during one of his shows, under charges of inciting a worker to commit suicide. This is t...

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Finding Phong

Tuesday 21 a las 16:45 h

Sections: Panorama Competencia DDHH

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 3

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Young and troubled Le Quoc Phong lives in a village in Vietnam with one single thought: travelling to Hanoi to have a sex-change operation. In an über-redundant selfie-mode, he proves his anguish by elaborating in tears –and yet also a curious dry crying– on the horrors he is facing...

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