Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Las Vegas Meditation

Thursday 16 a las 18:30 h

Section: Panorama

Alianza Francesa - Av. Córdoba 946

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Leonard Cohen may not have had Las Vegas in mind when he wrote his apocalyptic anthem, “The Future,” but it fits nicely with this film. Florent Tillon takes an anthropological lens to Las Vegas, Nevada, and what he finds is some curious new species of Americana. The Road Warrior vibe get...

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Tira tu reloj al agua (Variaciones sobre una cinegrafía intuida de José Val del Omar)

Thursday 16 a las 18:30 h

Section: José Val del Omar

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 4

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A free approach to the missing link with which the filmmaker from Granada expected to end his work, made up by what he would describe as lyrical documentaries, cinegraphies or elementaries. The elementary is a categorically poetic declination of documentary film. After the elementaries on water, fir...

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El aula vacía

Thursday 16 a las 19 h

Section: Panorama

ArteMultiplex Belgrano - Av. Cabildo 2829
Room: 3

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The Empty Classroom is a kaleidoscope of stories, a collective film made of precise and smart short films from countries such as Argentina, by the hand of Fendrik and Martel; Mexico, with Pereda and Chenillo; Brazil, with Castro and Rocha; Peru, with Vera; Uruguay, with Stoll; Colombia with Gaviria...

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Bella Gaia

Thursday 16 a las 19:00 h

Section: Planetarium Cinema

Planetario de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires "Galileo Galilei" - Av. Sarmiento y Belisario Roldán

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A poetic vision of Earth from space… Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life changing power of seeing the planet from above, award winning filmmaker and composer Kenji Williams created Bella Gaia to simulate this transformation called the “Overview Effect”. Working closely wi...

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Merchants of Doubt

Thursday 16 a las 19:20 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 2

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With his documentary Food Inc. (Bafici, 2009), Robert Kenner had exposed the US food industry and its pleats in an abrasive, thorough, intelligent, terrifying and informed manner. Now, he repeats the operation: he takes a non-fiction book (Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the...

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Vida de perros

Thursday 16 a las 19:30 h

Section: Mario Monicelli - 100 Years of Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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After shooting È arrivato il cavaliere! (1950), Monicelli and Steno directed this choral film set in the world of third –or fourth– rate provincial vaudeville shows, a genre which, for all its artistic limitations, had been immensely popular in the 1920s and 1930s, but which had e...

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Bird People

Thursday 16 a las 19:30 h

Section: Pascale Ferran

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 9

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Pascale Ferran’s latest film to date begins with a story of alienation starred by two possible extremes of “consumer aesthetics:” on one side, a Silicon Valley executive who was on his way to Dubai but ends up in Paris, where he decides to cut off (via Skype!) with his job, his fam...

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Loulou

Thursday 16 a las 19:30 h

Section: Isabelle Huppert

Malba Cine - Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415

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Born of a time when its dual leads were on their way to becoming two major stars, and to a film industry on the verge of significant transition, Loulou in many ways defines French cinema of the period. There’s a reason Pialat was called the Cassavetes of France. Here, faded neons are partially...

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Jungle Boyz

Thursday 16 a las 19:40 h

Section: Music

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 8

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If a rock musician’s dream were to play with Jagger and Richards, then the equivalent for a dub band (a musical genre derived from reggae) would be to brush against Lee “Scratch” Perry and Mad Professor. And it turns out that in Argentina, a country with practically zero tradition...

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Metal y melancolía

Thursday 16 a las 19:50 h

Section: Peru: A Country’s Filmic X-ray

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Metal & Melancholy is a middle class portrait of the city of Lima and the situation society was living in the early Nineties: years of extreme crisis, hyperinflation, and political violence. In this context, Honigmann finds a way to depict the complexity of those days with great simplicity. The...

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El botón de nácar

Thursday 16 a las 19:50 h

Sections: Panorama Competencia DDHH

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 7

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Following his acclaimed 2010 documentary Nostalgia for the Light, legendary Patricio Guzmán delivers an equally stunning achievement with The Pearl Button. Whereas Nostalgia… vividly explored Chile’s national heritage through its distinctive skies and deserts, The Pearl Button ta...

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