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

L'ADN du ceviche


This documentary goes through the northern shore of Peru, Amazonia, and Lima, and explores the historical and sociopolitical aspects of ceviche, a dish from Peru that dates back to pre-Columbian times. 


Sections:
Panorama / Eat & Drink

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Orlando Arriagada

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L'Astragale


One night in April 1957, 19-year-old Albertina escaped prison where she was serving a sentence for robbery. While escaping, she breaks an anklebone called astragalus. She will jump from one hiding spot to another, struggling to remain free. 


Sections:
Focus & Homages / Paulo Branco

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L'Avenir


Nathalie teaches philosophy in a Paris high school. She’s married with two kids, and divides her time between her family, her former students, and her mother. One day, her husband announces he’s leaving her for another woman, and she must carry on alone.


Sections:
Panorama / Careers

Premier americana
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve

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L'Humour à mort


Father and son pay tribute to the twelve journalists from the satiric French magazine Charlie Hebdo who died in the terrorist attack of January 2015. The film also captures the work of the editorial department while working on the first post-attack issue.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition


Directors: Daniel Leconte Emmanuel Leconte

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La academia de las musas


A philosophy professor finds himself interrogated by his wife, since she doesn’t trust the pedagogical approach of an educational project in which the man discusses literature with his female students. The professor’s theory will progressively turn practical, to the point it turns into an exercise on seduction. 


Sections:
Panorama / Careers


Director: José Luis Guerín

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La Bouche de Jean-Pierre

Sections:
Focus & Homages / Lucile Hadzihalilovic


Director: Lucile Hadzihalilovic

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La calle de la amargura


Inspired in the real events that grabbed headlines in 2009, the mythical Mexican director tells the story of two unlucky prostitutes who accidentally murdered two midget wrestlers on a night when nothing went right.


Sections:
Panorama / Careers


Director: Arturo Ripstein

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La canoa de Ulises


Itaeté is an old man who tries to pass on the legacy of his tradition to Ulises, a guaraní teenager, but the boy’s calling is music. The old man accidentally dies, and Ulises accepts the atavistic legacy of building canoes.

Sections:
Argentine Short Films Exhibition


Director: Diego Fió

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La chica de rosa


The ‘80s wouldn’t have been the same without this high-school fable that talked about social differences. Molly Ringwald completes her transformation into a pop icon by playing Andie, a middle-class girl in love with a rich boy.


Sections:
Rescues

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La ciénaga

Sections:
Focus & Homages / Graciela Borges

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La ciudad de las réplicas


“What's the difference between the original and a copy?”, Belina Zavadisca asks herself in this film that combines a portrait of the Orellana twins and the replicas made during their time as mayors.


Sections:
Panorama / Places

Premier mundial
Director: Belina Zavadisca

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La cupola

Sections:
Panorama / Architecture

Premier americana
Director: Volker Sattel

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La distancia entre los médanos

Sections:
Argentine Short Films Exhibition

Premier mundial
Directors: Carla Francolino Carolina Lara Grimberg

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La espera


A man awaits in a boarding house, where he imagines and dreams about the arrival of his enemy, until the executioner wakes him up from his dream. Bielinsky draws from Borges in this adaptation of his homonymous short story. 


Sections:
Focus & Homages / Fabián Bielinsky

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La helada negra


In a world suspended in time, the brothers Lell’s fields are threatened by a frost. However, when a mysterious woman appears and the frost gives in, the rumor that she’s a saint who arrived to save them is spread between the villagers.


Sections:
Special Nights

Premier americana
Director: Maximiliano Schonfeld

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