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

A Dragon Arrives!


A detective, a geologist and a sound engineer investigate the case of a political prisoner that committed suicide by hanging himself in an abandoned ship in the middle of the Iranian desert.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier americana Fuera de competencia
Director: Mani Haghighi

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A Magical Substance Flows into Me


Crossing documentary and fiction, Manna explores the different musical traditions of the communities that live in and around Jerusalem with Jewish-German specialist Robert Lachman and his work in Palestine as a kick-off point.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Jumana Manna

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A Maid for Each


Zein has an employment agency for maids in Lebanon and brings women from Africa and Asia to work in Lebanese homes. Through three characters, the film tries to dissect the system completely. 


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Maher Abi Samra

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A Man Returned


In order to escape the terrible conditions in the Palestine refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, Reda wandered around Greece for three years. Now he’s back in the camp, which is suffering the effects of the war in Syria, and tries to rebuild his life.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Mahdi Fleifel

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Alone


Soo-min accidentally films a woman being murdered by a group of masked men. Some time later, he wakes up and thinks it was all a nightmare, but he will find out that he’s actually trapped in an endless cycle of dreams and death.


Sections:
Panorama / Late Night

Premier americana
Director: Park Hong-min

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Belle de nuit - Grisélidis Réal autoportraits


A film that dares to navigate the entire world of writer, painter, and activist Grisélidis Réal. Images inspired in her texts, drawings, and archive footage aim to sketch a plural and complex portrait of a woman who asks that “please, mention that I’m also a revolutionary whore”.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Marie-Eve de Grave

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Between Fences


Avi Mograbi decides to start a theater workshop in a detention center located in the Israeli desert near the Egyptian border, which holds people from Eritrea and Sudan, immigrants who aren’t able to return to their countries and don’t have a future in Israel. 


Sections:
Panorama / Careers

Premier americana
Director: Avi Mograbi

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By Way of Display

Sections:
Panorama / Architecture - Karl-Heinz Klopf

Premier americana
Director: Karl-Heinz Klopf

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Communication & Lies


A man and a woman with a case of low self-esteem embark on a trip together, but shortly after, she decides to return to Seoul. A few days later, the man visits her in her office and discovers she no longer works there.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Lee Seung-won

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El familiar

Sections:
Argentine Short Films Exhibition

Premier americana
Director: Franco Lescano Noriel

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El teorema de Santiago


In 1969 Argentine filmmaker Hugo Santiago directed Invasión, his opera prima, written by Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares, and later settled in France. This film documents his return to Buenos Aires in 2013 to shoot his latest film, Le ciel du centaure.


Sections:
Competition / Argentine Official Competition

Premier americana
Directors: Ignacio Masllorens Estanislao Buisel

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En otra casa


The protagonists of this documentary are Latin American women living in Madrid and working as maids, what allows them to send money to their families, with which they communicate via Skype. Meanwhile, they dream about returning to their native lands.


Sections:
Competition / Human Rights Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Vanessa Rousselot

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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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Fear Itself


Built entirely on scenes from different movies, this film faces the viewer to a wide range of pictures and sounds from a hundred years of horror cinema, and invites you to find out how fear works. 


Sections:
Panorama / Cinephilias - Charlie Lyne

Premier americana
Director: Charlie Lyne

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Girl Asleep


Greta is about to turn 15 and can’t bear to leave her childhood behind. But after her party, she will have to find herself in an incomprehensible, erotic, somewhat violent world.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Rosemary Myers

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