Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

The Cut

Thursday 23 a las 13:45 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 1

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The mass murder in 1915 by the Ottomans of the minority Armenian population is still a hugely controversial subject, especially in Turkey where there is resistance to assuming a retrospective burden of genocidal shame. Fatih Akin has made it the starting-point for his first English-language movie. I...

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Vergüenza y respeto

Thursday 23 a las 14:00 h

Section: Panorama

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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It’s not easy being a gypsy. “It’s easier to say it than to be it,” says one of the main characters in Shame and Respect. It’s not easy being a gypsy and, for a payo (that is to say, for a non-gypsy), it’s also not easy to understand what that implies –preju...

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Hechizo del tiempo

Thursday 23 a las 14:00 h

Section: Restored Classics

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 6

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TV meteorologist Phil Connors travels to Punxsutawney for a festivity, Groundhog Day (2/2), a traditional celebration in the US and Canada in which this animal acts as meteorologist, because according to folklore, it is able to determine if the winter to come will be soft or harsh. That day comes to...

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Under Electric Clouds

Thursday 23 a las 14:10 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 9

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Russia, 2017, one hundred years after the Revolution. Through interlocking stories, with the common denominator of a building erected as a symbol of the wreckage, Aleksei German Jr. puts his signature in a film as demanding as it is fascinating. Displaying a majestic visual power (justly awarded at...

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plus Tubular Bells

Thursday 23 a las 14:10 h

Section: Music

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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Come on, let’s fight the monster of History. Or if you prefer, some other one that’s even more terrible: prejudice. Because Tubular Bells is that annoying lesson we used to receive from our older brothers to the cry of “This is real music!” It’s the superb picture of yo...

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Jade Miners

Thursday 23 a las 14:20 h

Sections: Panorama Competencia DDHH

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 2

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While extraction industries were once an important part of Burma’s economy, today others, mainly agriculture, have relegated the activity. Despite that, in the northern part of the country, in the state of Kachin, a group of men endures miserable living and working conditions in the hopes of f...

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Cómo ganar enemigos

Thursday 23 a las 14:25 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 5

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Mid-size films without any grand pretensions are very welcomed. What pretensions are those? To find an audience! Without giving up its original idea, no low punches or miscalculations, and without resigning its identity, How to Win Enemies features characteristics local cinema are not really used to...

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Juliana

Thursday 23 a las 14:30 h

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

Teatro San Martín - Av. Corrientes 1530
Room: L. Lugones

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In one scene in Juliana, the young title character watches a soap opera and sees some absurd images that are far from the reality she knows. This moment reminds of scenes from Miss Universo en el Perú (also included in this section) where a contradiction is revealed and the audience is questi...

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Prometo um dia deixar essa cidade

Thursday 23 a las 15:00 h

Section: International Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 8

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One would wish today’s festival cinema was more like this, limitless and outrageous. One that would test our notions on good taste and correction. A color-filled, vane, and definitely sexy cinema. I Swear I’ll Leave This Town fits those adjectives, which are also good to describe the fil...

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Captive

Thursday 23 a las 15:10 h

Section: Isabelle Huppert

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 10

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A group of armed and masked men belonging to the Muslim Abu Sayyaf group burst into a hotel on an island resort and kidnap twelve foreign guests. The abductees are tourists and Christian missionaries who are now forced on a gruelling foot march through the Philippine jungle. Together, the hostages a...

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