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

Las letras


In the year 2000, in the region of the heights of Chiapas, an ambush against a patrol car took place, and a few policemen died. Professor Alberto Patishtán was found guilty and sentenced to 60 years in prison. The film unearths the entrails of that story.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition


Director: Pablo Chavarría Gutiérrez

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Las liebres


A winter night. Mariano plays with his older sisters in a room in their country house. His father comes in to take him hunting. Mariano prefers to stay home, but his father takes him anyway.

Sections:
Argentine Short Films Exhibition


Director: Martín Rodríguez Redondo

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Las lindas


Melisa and her friends debate on what means to be a woman. But these stories contrast to the director and protagonist’s, reconstructed from the personal archive footage that distort the genre’s mandates and prohibitions with humor.


Sections:
Competition / Argentine Official Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Melisa Liebenthal

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Las nadadoras de Villa Rosa


A group of teenage swimmers is getting ready for a championship. Laura is the first one to awaken to her sexuality. Her friend Ana tries to accompany her. Laura is going through the inevitable.

Sections:
Argentine Short Films Exhibition


Director: Josefina Recio

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Las plantas


Florencia is 17 years old, and she must take care of her brother, who is a vegetative state. Trying to survive with no money and no one taking care of them, the young girl will discover the comic book The Plants and start to explore her sexuality through the Internet.


Sections:
Competition / Latin American Competition

Fuera de competencia
Director: Roberto Doveris

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Las Vegas in 16 Parts


Using 16mm archive footage, Luciano Piazza presents a Lego city built with small pieces –with neon lights, casinos, and Elvis impersonators– and reveals the essence of the City of Sin. 


Sections:
Panorama / Places

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Luciano Piazza

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Le bois dont les rêves sont faits


For many, the forest as an escape place is a synonym of shelter and comfort. In that location, the director observes the urban tension of those who find a dream-like mirage and allow themselves to silent anything that appeared to stand as an obstacle.


Sections:
Panorama / Careers


Director: Claire Simon

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Le Corbusier [|||||] Asger Jorn [Relief]

Sections:
Panorama / Architecture

Premier americana
Director: Heinz Emigholz

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Le Fils de Joseph


Summer in Paris. Vincent is a teenager living with his single mom, Marie, who, until now, has never revealed to him the identity of his father.


Sections:
Opening Night & Closing Night / Opening Night

Premier americana
Director: Eugène Green

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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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Le Nouveau


Benoît is a 14 year-old boy who leaves the countryside and moves to Paris. He has to start from scratch in a new school, make new friends, and –together with an Swedish schoolmate– find his first love and get drunk with non-alcoholic beer. 


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition


Director: Rudi Rosenberg

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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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Like Cattle Towards Glow


Five independent scenes featuring common topics and emotions, where sex provides the characters with a both intense and non-transferrable experience. 


Sections:
Panorama / Late Night

Premier latinoamericana
Directors: Dennis Cooper Zac Farley

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Linda Linda Linda


A music contest will take place at the Shibazaki high school, and the members of a band decide to ask Son, a Korean exchange student, to be the lead singer. The problem is Son barely speaks Japanese, and she only has three days to learn the songs.


Sections:
Rescues


Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita

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Linefork


Lee Sexton started playing banjo when he was 8 years old, the son of a farmer and coal miner in an area of Kentucky known for poverty and coal mines. At 88, he still farms and is a revered musician, a living link to the deep past of American music.

Sections:
Panorama / People & Characters

Premier americana
Directors: Vic Rawlings Jeff Silva

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