Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

In the Basement

Wendsday 22 a las 22:00 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 6

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What is happening in the basements of Austria? In the wake of 2009’s infamous Fritzl case, even international media have been asking the question, but Ulrich Seidl tackled it way before –then had to put In the Basement on hold for several years to finish his epic Paradise trilogy (shown...

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Letters to Max

Wendsday 22 a las 22:05 h

Section: Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 2

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The Republic of Abjasia is a new country located in the South Western side of the Caucasus mountain chain. Many states consider that this nation doesn’t really exist. When Eric Baudelaire sent his first letter to Maxim Gvinja, even he wasn’t sure what could happen. But the answer came al...

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Historia de Piera

Wendsday 22 a las 22:10 h

Section: Isabelle Huppert

Malba Cine - Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415

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This erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti, though it focuses more on her mother Eugenia (Hanna Schygulla, who won the Best Actress award at Cannes for this film.) The liberated Eugenia and...

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Lulú

Wendsday 22 a las 22:15 h

Section: Argentine Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 5

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Ludmila and Lucas live in a shack in one of the richest areas of Buenos Aires. Ludmila moves around in a wheelchair (she has a bullet inside of her that apparently put her on the chair), even when she doesn’t seem to need it –she does it for no reason, or for begging. Lucas’ job is...

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Natural Resistance

Wendsday 22 a las 22:15 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 3

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In Natural Resistance, director Jonathan Nossiter combines his love for wine, cinema and Italy. A former sommelier, Nossiter previously made Mondovino, documenting how globalizing trends threaten to drive out distinctive wines. He didn’t foresee returning to the topic until last summer when he...

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Wonderful World End

Wendsday 22 a las 22:20 h

Section: Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

ArteMultiplex Belgrano - Av. Cabildo 2829
Room: 1

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Shiori, who’s 17, dresses as a Gothic Lolita. She dreams of her career as an actress, as a model, and lives with her boyfriend, a cool avant garde artist who’s sure of himself. Shiori has a blogcast. She interacts live with her followers, takes care of them, and keeps an eye on her perfo...

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Angels of Revolution

Wendsday 22 a las 22:20 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 9

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Like in Aleksei German Jr.’s Under Electric Clouds –screened in the last edition of the Berlin Film Festival and also programmed in this Bafici–, Angels of Revolution deals with Russian history –or in this case Soviet, to be more precise. If German believes any Russian period...

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Le meraviglie

Wendsday 22 a las 22:30 h

Section: Panorama

Village Caballito - Av. Rivadavia y Av. Acoyte
Room: 7

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Young Italian director Alice Rohrwacher’s second film after the appreciable Corpo celeste (2011) confirms her meteoric growth as a filmmaker. In this case, such growth doesn’t imply a visual style constrained by rigid characteristics; on the contrary, it is based on her ability to remain...

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A sangre fría

Wendsday 22 a las 22:35 h

Section: Restored Classics

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 1

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Además del guionista y director Richard Brooks, otros dos colaboradores de A sangre fría recibieron nominaciones al Oscar. Uno de ellos fue el compositor Quincy Jones, cuya astuta e inquietante partitura jazzera recuerda a la que Duke Ellington hizo para Anatomía de un asesinato...

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Los silencios y las manos

Wendsday 22 a las 22:50 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 10

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If we were to see one day that some sort of poetry-documentary genre had become the mainstream, we would have to search in Silences and Hands for its main precedent. Director Hernán Khourian makes a portrait of Telma Palavecino, a mystical old lady whose figure captivates us a few minutes int...

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Starry Eyes

Wendsday 22 a las 23:00 h

Section: Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

ArteMultiplex Belgrano - Av. Cabildo 2829
Room: 3

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“Join me. During these days you will see, with pleasure, what my arts are. I will give you what no man has seen.” The same precept Mephistopheles used to seduce the elderly Faust applies to Sarah Walker, a young actress who will do anything in order to abandon the micro-universe of hipst...

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Casa Vampiro

Wendsday 22 a las 23:00 h

Section: Late Night

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

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This sublime documentary couldn’t have a better theme song than the resounding “You’re Dead,” by Norma Tanega, which points out with preciseness the main qualities of its protagonists. With quite a steady hand, given the circumstances, Waikiki and Clement (who were also accom...

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