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

La memoria de los huesos


The hope of hundreds of relatives of disappeared people lies in the work of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, which has been identifying remains of the disappeared in several countries for 30 years. Only the restitution of the remains to their relatives can heal the open wounds.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Premier mundial
Director: Facundo Beraudi

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Romántico italiano


Salgado follows Camila Toker during the Mar del Plata Film Festival. While she talks on the phone, the camera captures the boardwalk and collects Mar del Plata scenes that culminate in a slow motion piece, while we hear an Italian romantic song. 


Sections:
Competition / Latin American Competition


Director: Adriano Salgado

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Silencio antes

Sections:
Competition / Argentine Short Film Competition


Director: Mercedes Gaviria

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Territorio


Shot in Ecuador, it’s a journey that starts at the ocean, continues through the mountains and descends in the jungle. A timeless experience through images of people waiting to be watched.


Sections:
Competition / Latin American Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Alexandra Cuesta

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Un ejercicio para no olvidar

Sections:
Competition / Argentine Short Film Competition

Premier mundial
Director: Gabriel Bosisio

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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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UIO: Sácame a pasear


Sara is in her last year of high school, doesn’t have many friends and is trapped between a dominating mother and an inattentive father. But everything changes when she meets Andrea, her new schoolmate, with whom she will start an intimate relationship in secret.


Sections:
Competition / Latin American Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Micaela Rueda

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Yolanda

Sections:
Competition / Argentine Short Film Competition

Premier mundial
Director: Agustín Burghi

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Ombre della Sera


A film that aims to depict the hard road to social and work reinsertion convicts go through after their release. Narrated in first person by five inmates from the Rebibbia prison in Rome. 


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Valentina Esposito

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WIK


Three young men from Lima live the summer in an apparently static city. In their effort for doing something with their time, they discover themselves and the worlds they inhabit.


Sections:
Competition / Latin American Competition

Premier internacional
Director: Rodrigo Moreno del Valle

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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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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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Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)


Abbas Fahdel addresses life in Iraq before and after the post 9-11 occupation, through records of people (most of them are members of his family) in a country that suffers the consequences of war.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Fuera de competencia
Director: Abbas Fahdel

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In the Last Days of the City


Downtown Cairo, 2009. Khalid is struggling to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss of his own life. Together with his friends, who send him footage from their lives in Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin, he confronts a region on edge through filming the difficulty and beauty of life.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Tamer El Said

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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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