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Lucía Salas Argentina

Was born in Trelew in 1990 and is a film critic and programmer. Both Image and Sound Design graduated from UBA, they directed the short film Diciembre (2014) through their own production company El Círculo Rojo.

Film: Enero

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Luciano Olivera Argentina

Born in Argentina in 1968, he studied Communication Sciences. He was a programming director for Canal 7, and directed shows like MP3 and Mundo Leo.

Film: Sueños de héroes

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Lucila Brea Argentina

Trained in acting with Augusto Fernándes, Nora Moseinco and Federico León, and this is her first short film.

Film: De día la noche

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Lucile Chaufour Francia

Following her music training, she formed several bands and founded the companies Le Cru de Tamarin and Makhno Records. She directed Violent Days (2004), the short films L’Amertume du chocolat (2008; Cannes) and Sleeping Image (2013), and the documentary East Punk Memories (2012; awarded at Cinéma du Réel).

Film: Léone, mère & fils

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Lucrecia Kelmansky Argentina

Was born in Buenos Aires in 1986 and is a director and actress.

Film: Enero

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Lucy Dawkins Reino Unido

Graphic artist, filmmaker and music video director born in the UK. She was one of the founders of Yes Please! Productions, and My Secret World is her first feature as a film director.

Film: My Secret World. The Story of Sarah Records

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Luis Ortega Argentina

He directed Black Box (2002), Monobloc (Bafici ‘05), The Dirty Saints (Bafici ‘10), Damn Summer (2011) and Dromómanos (Bafici ‘12). The 15 th Festival screened his short film Ludmila in Cuba (2013).

Film: Lulú

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Luis Aller España

He was born in Toral de los Vados, León, in 1961. Between 1982 and 1985, he worked at the magazine Dirigido por. In 1989 he directed Barcelona, lament, which won a Sant Jordi Award for Best First Film. In 2009 he founded the Bande à Part Film School in Barcelona, where he is a director and professor.

Film: Transeúntes

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Luján Loioco Argentina

She graduated as a Film Director from Universidad del Cine. She directed the short film Sangra (2008), and in 2010 was selected for an Ibermedia scholarship to attend a Film Scriptwriting Workshop in Tenerife. She worked as a producer and writer for film and TV.

Film: La niña de tacones amarillos

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Luke Fowler Reino Unido

In the origin of the projects directed by Luke Fowler (Glasgow, 1978) there is usually a question, a profound interest in knowing more. They can either be an exploration into the life or work of psychologist R. D. Laing (All Divided Selves), or about a man who withdraws into a life in the wilderness disappointed by humanity ( Bogman Palmjaguar), or...

Films: A Grammar for Listening (Parts 1-3) All Divided Selves To the Editor of Amateur Photographer Bogman Palmjaguar Depositions

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Maite Alberdi Chile

She was born in Santiago de Chile en 1983. She majors in Aesthetics and Social Communication, and is an Audiovisual Director graduate from Chile’s Catholic University. He directed the documentary Los trapecistas, awarded in several film festivals, and El salvavidas (2011; Bafici ‘12). She writes film reviews for the website La fuga.

Film: La Once

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Mania Akbari Irán

She was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1974. He started his artistic career as a painter, and then worked as director photography and assistant director in various films.

Film: Life May Be

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Manoel De Oliveira Portugal

He was born in Oporto, Portugal in 1908, and died in the same city the past April 2nd. His vast filmography includes Belle Toujours (Bafici ’07), Historic Centre (with Aki Kaurismäki, Pedro Costa and Víctor Erice), and Gebo and the Shadow, both screened at Bafici ’13.

Film: O velho do restelo

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Manuel Mozos Portugal

He was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1959. He studied Philosophy and History before entering the Theater and Film School, where he specialized in editing. He directed fiction films like ...When It Thunders (1998) and 4 copas (2008) as well as documentaries, including Lisboa no cinema - Um ponto de vista (1994) and Aldina Duarte: Princesa prometida (...

Film: João Bénard da Costa - Outros amarão as coisas que eu amei

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Manuel Abramovich Argentina

Was born in Buenos Aires in 1987. He studied Cinematography at the ENERC and directed the short film ¿Puede usted contar la historia de su heladera? (2009).

Film: Las luces

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Manuela Martelli Chile

Born in 1983, she studied Drama and Arts at Chile’s Catholic University and pursued an MA in Film at the Temple University, USA. She took part as an actress in many feature-length films, among them Machuca, Christmas, The Future, Two Shots Fired, and The Magnetic Tree. She’s currently working in 1976, her first feature as a director.

Film: Apnea

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Marçal Forés España

Born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1981, he studied at the ESCAC and later at the British NFTS. He directed the short films Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! (2005), Friends Forever (2007), the TV film The Things I Haven’t Told You (2008), and Animals (2012; Bafici ‘13).

Film: Amor eterno

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Marcel Ophuls Alemania

The son of director Max Ophuls and actress Hilde Wall, he was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1927. He started working as assistant director in Moulin Rouge (John Huston, 1953) and Lola Montes (Max Ophuls, 1955). His titles include Banana Peel (1963), Munich or Peace in Our Time (1967), A Sense of Loss (1972), and November Days (1992).

Film: The Memory of Justice

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Marcelo Mitnik Argentina

He was born in Córdoba, and has an MA in Scriptwriting from UCLA’s School of Film, Theater and TV. His work as a scriptwriter was awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Fellowship, among others. His work as a director has been recognized in more than twenty international film festivals.



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Marco Bechis Chile

He was born in Santiago de Chile in 1955, and lived in Buenos Aires, Brazil, USA and Europe. He studied Film in Milan, Italy. He directed the medium length film Luca’s Film (1997) and the full length films Garage Olimpo (1999; Silver Condor for Best Director), Figli/Hijos (2001), BirdWatchers (La terra degli uomini rossi) (2008), and Il sorri...

Film: Alambrado

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Marco Bechis Chile

He was born in Santiago de Chile in 1955, and lived in Buenos Aires, Brazil, USA and Europe. He studied Film in Milan, Italy. He directed the medium length film Luca’s Film (1997) and the full length films Alambrado (1991), Garage Olimpo (1999; Silver Condor for Best Director), Figli/Hijos (2001), BirdWatchers (La terra degli uomini rossi) (2...

Film: El ruido de la memoria

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Marcos Rodríguez Argentina

Born in 1982, he studied Literature at Universidad del Salvador and worked as a Spanish language and German Literature professor. He works as an English, Italian and German translator. He studied Film Criticism in El Amante/Escuela. The film La educación gastronómica (2012) was his directorial debut.

Film: Arribeños

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Marcos Migliavacca Argentina

He was born in 1981 in La Plata. He studied audiovisual communication at the UNLP. He co-directed Al Cielo (Argentine Competition in Bafici ‘12), and Rocío Recorder, together with Nahuel Lahora (2013). He’s a programmer for the FestiFreak International Independent Film Fest La Plata.

Film: El infierno de Beatriz

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Marcos Martínez Argentina

He studied communication sciences at the UBA, photojournalism at Fototea and film at CIEVYC. In 2007, he released his first feature, Estrellas, co-directed with Federico León. He received the Special Jury Prize in the International Competition of Bafici ‘07. In 2015, he released his second feature, Sordo.

Film: Tras la pantalla

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Marcos Díaz Mathé Argentina

Born in 1984, he graduated from Universidad del Cine. This is his debut. 

Film: Jungle Boyz

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Marcos Santiago Colombo Argentina

He was born in La Plata in 1992. He’s currently majoring in Plastic Arts at the Fine Arts School of UNLP. He directed the short films Bluebird (2012), Té (2013), 222 Pasos (2014) and Humbug Christmas (2014).

Film: Meet Me at the Bottom

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Marialy Rivas Chile

Born in Talcahuano, Chile, in 1976, she made more than two hundred commercials and institutional videos, as well as several music videos for Chilean artists. She directed the short films Blokes (2010) and There Is a Hope (2014), as well as Young & Wild, Best Avant Garde & Genre Feature Film award at Bafici ’13.

Film: Melody

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Mariano Marcucci Argentina

He was born in Buenos Aires in 1980 and studied Philosophy and Design. He’s currently finishing the Filmmaking major at Universidad del Cine. He directed the short films Ha olvidado su paraguas and Relato del siniestro.

Film: Cuaderno de ramos generales

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Mariano Nante Argentina

Born in Buenos Aires in 1988, he studied Filmmaking at Universidad del Cine and Philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires. He made, among others, the short films La nieve y tantas cosas, Pringles and Exposición. Pianists Street is his first full-length film.

Film: La calle de los pianistas

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Mario Monicelli Italia

Despite the fact that he visited only once, Mario Monicelli loved Argentina. In the centennial of his birth, Bafici pays tribute to this master of Italian cinema. He was an auteur in the most comprehensive sense of the word, as he wrote most of his films. He started his career in the Thirties directing student short films and working as an assistan...

Films: Vida de perros Casanova ‘70 Un burgués pequeño, pequeño Monicelli, la versione di Mario Vicino al Colosseo… c’è Monti

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05 May 2015

PROJECTS GOING TO CANNES

BAL’s “Work in Progress” section has selected two Argentine projects, one from Chile, one from Colombia and a Mexican-Ecuadorian co-production to be screened at t...

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25 April 2015

A FESTIVAL THAT CONTINUES TO GROW

The 380 thousand people coming to the screenings and activities of the 2015 BAFICI and the great moments gathered over these two weeks have made this a memorable year for the Festi...

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25 April 2015

GREAT CLOSING NIGHT AT TEATRO COLÓN

The Festival officially came to an end with the screening of “La calle de los pianistas” and the live concert by Karin Lercher and Natasha Binder in the main hall and t...

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