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

Hedi


Hedi takes life as it comes. He allows his authoritarian mother to organize his wedding, and also agrees to be sent on a trip by his boss on the week of the wedding. There, she meets the activity organizer of a hotel and, for the first time, is forced to make a decision.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Mohamed Ben Attia

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Hierba


Four characters lying in the grass evoke Manet’s famous painting. In this homage to silent film, Raúl Perrone inquires into the possibilities of desire.


Sections:
Competition / Argentine Official Competition

Premier americana
Director: Raúl Perrone

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Homo Sapiens


What remains of our lives after we’re gone? That’s the question posed by this film, which explores the finiteness and frailty of human existence from a possible apocalyptic future.


Sections:
Competition / Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Premier americana Fuera de competencia
Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

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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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Informe general II. El nuevo rapto de Europa


The latest film by Pere Portabella deals with the political, financial, social, and cultural dimensions of the current crisis in the country’s parliamentary democracy and social movements emerged after 15-M.


Sections:
Panorama / Careers

Premier americana
Director: Pere Portabella

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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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La cupola

Sections:
Panorama / Architecture

Premier americana
Director: Volker Sattel

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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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La valija de Benavídez


Benavídez is a sculpting teacher married to a beautiful and promising painter. One night, after an argument with her, the man asks his psychiatrist for asylum after leaving his home with a suitcase. But at the doctor’s mansion, he will discover a dark secret.


Sections:
Special Nights

Premier americana
Director: Laura Casabé

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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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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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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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My Scientology Movie


Louis Theroux documents his research on what happens behind the scenes at the Scientology church. 


Sections:
Panorama / Passions

Premier americana
Director: John Dower

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