Eleven films, eleven characters and their obsessions, challenges, miseries and triumphs, strong personalities that could serve as the foundation for a film but which, combined with the presence of a talented and sensitive portrait painter behind the camera, make up one of the most passionate sections of this BAFICI.
Barcelona changes and lots of people are not part of the new urban landscape that is being planned. Pedro Vazquez is about to turn seventy and he is forced to leave the unhealthy apartment where he lives in the Old Quarter. But, where will he go?
Más de una encuesta afirma que Argentina es uno de los países con más psicoanalistas en el mundo. En este documental, Kohan investiga como si fuera Sherlock Holmes de qué manera la obra de Enrique Pichon-Rivière provocó semejante fenómeno.
A group of old friends gather in a small cabin to remember Mario de Marcella, a hermit living in the woods near Rome. They used to call him Il Solengo, a Tuscan dialect reference for a boar that stranded away from the heard.
Jess y James are two young men who share a brief sexual encounter and go out on a trip through the Argentine pampas to meet Jess’ brother. On the way, they will face unexpected events and join a three-way with another man.
A boxer and a poet, Sergio Victor Palma was the first Argentine champion to obtain the title in the US. Now, at the age of 59, he wants to reopen a gym in Lanus where he continues to encourage young people to pursue their dreams, from a small chair by the side of the ring.
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.
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.
Francisco trains to swim across the Paraná River. The feat is almost as big as finishing the documentary he has been making for the past eight years about a group of former political prisoners that paints murals honoring the desaparecidos.
Before Viagra, there were transplants of goat testicles, men with huge dreams, and an unlikely hero named Dr. John Brinkley, and his weird story is told in this animated documentary.
Unreleased, homemade films in Super 8 shot by Richard Nixon’s closest aids –and Watergate conspirators– offering an intimate view of the famous case involving the president.
Marco is part of a group of skinheads who spend their days beating up blacks, Arabs and Jews. Until Marco decides to go on another path while those around him stay the same.