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Festivales de Buenos Aires

Illegitimate


A comment in the middle of lunch leads to a severe family argument that seems to sabotage its members’ trust irreversibly.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier latinoamericana Fuera de competencia
Director: Adrian Sitaru

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Imagine Waking Up Tomorrow and All Music Has Disappeared


The film follows Bill Drummond, an anarchic punk spirit, in his search of new voices for his choir, formed by a group of amateurs who don’t rehearse or know how to read music. It’s a journey to the ground zero of music that innocently allows us to re-invent it. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Stefan Schwietert

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In Defense of Food


Based on the bestseller of the same title by journalist Michael Pollan, this documentary explores how modern diet can be damaging, and how there is a confusion between what is healthy and what’s not. 


Sections:
Panorama / Eat & Drink

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Michael Schwarz

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Je me tue à le dire


The film explores the complex relationship between a mother and a hypochondriac son increasingly worried about his health. When she’s diagnosed with cancer, their lives become a race to see who will die first.


Sections:
Competition / International Official Competition

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Xavier Seron

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Kampai! For the Love of Sake


A British sake manufacturer, an American journalist, and the young president of a distillery in Japan gather to explore the mysterious world of Japanese rice wine and its history.


Sections:
Panorama / Eat & Drink

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Mirai Konishi

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Karaoke Crazies


Sung-wook runs a karaoke business and hires Ha-suck, a twenty-year-old girl addicted to videogames. But when things start to go well, they found out a serial killer is on the loose in the city. 


Sections:
Panorama / Late Night

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Kim Sang-chan

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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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La La La at Rock Bottom


Shiego gets amnesia after being struck. When he meets Kaumi, he discovers his talent for singing and becomes the lead singer in the band she manages. A romantic comedy about love, redemption, music, and second chances. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita

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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 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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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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Little Men


Two kids with different origins who live in the same Brooklyn building become friends and wander around town together. 


Sections:
Panorama / Careers

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Ira Sachs

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Looking for Exits - Conversations with a Wingsuit Artist


An athlete and airborne artist, Ellen Brennan flies above the clouds with her special suit at 240 kilometers per hour. As if she was a current version of Henry David Thoreau or a flying Nietzsche, the filmmaker explores the philosophical side of an unpredictable woman. 


Sections:
Panorama / People & Characters

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Kristoffer Hegnsvad

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Mallory


Mallory is determined to completely change her existence. Nothing has ever been easy for her, but the birth of her son faces her with a challenge she wants to overcome: clean herself up from her drug addiction and find a place to live other than the street.


Sections:
Panorama / Careers

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Helena Trestíková

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