Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Agenda Cultural - Buenos Aires
Festivales de Buenos Aires

A morte de J.P. Cuenca


In 2008, Cuenca receives the surprising news of his own death. In a strange turn, someone had stolen his name and died with it. Who is that person? The filmmaker embarks on a search where fiction and the thriller genre are offered on a tray. 


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition


Director: João Paulo Cuenca

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Demon


Inspired by a Jewish legend (the dybbuk), the terrifying Demon tells the story of a man who visits his future wife’s hometown. As a wedding gift, they receive a piece of land so they can build their own house, but they are not aware that human remains rest beneath the foundations of their new property.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition


Director: Marcin Wrona

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Esa sensación


A virus that makes infected people say and do things. A contagious chain of clumsiness, a woman who relates in a pathological way to objects in the city, and a man who spies on his father on the streets: three funny stories about love, faith, and will. 


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier americana
Directors: Juan Cavestany Julián Génisson Pablo Hernando

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Les Démons


While a wave of child kidnappings takes place in Montreal, Felix is finishing his school year in an apparently quiet neighborhood. Slowly, his imaginary demons start to reflect the ones present in the disturbing reality around him.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Philippe Lesage

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Maria do Mar


Two brothers and a group of friends in their twenties are surprised by an unexpected female presence in a country house. Young Nicolau observes everything with the fascination of an outsider and the charm of someone who is living a unique and unrepeatable moment. 


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition


Director: João Rosas

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No Men Beyond This Point


A faux documentary set in a dystopian world where women can reproduce asexually and men have become useless to society. Things get complicated when the male population decides it’s time to organize a rebellion.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Mark Sawers

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Traces of Garden


A poetic connection between colors, forms, and movement. Images that feature water, trees, landscapes, and a love scene where everything transforms and repeats itself, and no picture is identical to another one. 


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier mundial
Director: Wolfgang Lehmann

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Alice in Earnestland


In this action film Soo-nam struggles to pay the bills of his husband, who’s in a vegetative state. But in spite of her great effort, the husband seems doomed to never wake up again.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Ahn Gooc-jin

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Boi Neon


Iremar works in the vaquejadas, the traditional rodeo of northwest Brazil. But the country is changing, and the flourishing textile industry sprouts new ambitions in him, as he starts dreaming of fashion design. 


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition


Director: Gabriel Mascaro

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Bone Tomahawk


A super-cast featuring Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox and Richard Jenkins gets into the Wild West to rescue a group of people captive in some cannibal caves. 


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition


Director: S. Craig Zahler

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Disco Limbo


A boy falls in love with another one he sees for the first and last time at a party, but who then disappears among the crowd. He then embarks on a desperate search to reunite with his object of desire.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier mundial
Director: Fredo Landaveri / Mariano Toledo

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Le Moulin


Poetry, literature, painting and film converge in this lyrical film essay about the Taiwanese poets who protested against Japan’s cultural superiority and the predominance of realism in poetry during the ‘30s.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier americana
Director: Huang Ya-li

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Malgré la nuit


Lens returns to Paris to find his only true love, Madeleine. As his search continues, he meets a nurse with whom he starts a love story marked by jealousy and self-destruction.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier americana
Director: Philippe Grandrieux

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Stand By for Tape Back-Up


After the death of his grandfather, poet Ross Sutherland takes fragments from old films and TV shows and reconstructs them, turning them into an audiovisual meditation on memory and death.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition


Director: Ross Sutherland

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The Bodyguard


Following the death of his kung fu master, Wu leaves the city and gets a job as a bodyguard of the richest girl in town. He will need to use his martial arts abilities to face an army of villains.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier mundial
Director: Yue Song

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