Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before

Thursday 16 a las 22:30 h

Section: Britannia B-side: Heavenly Films

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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Out of the endless legends the Sixties have provided to pop and rock mythology, few are as fascinating as the one of Vashti Bunyan, the fairy singer and composer who, right before reaching stardom, set out on a wagon trip from London to Scotland, where she put out all the lights around her in order...

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Eat

Thursday 16 a las 22:30 h

Section: Late Night

ArteMultiplex Belgrano - Av. Cabildo 2829
Room: 1

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The quest for success in Hollywood. The dream of becoming an actress. Novella McClure is in her early thirties and has several problems. 1) She didn’t become a star. 2) Not only that, but she also didn’t get any parts in the last three years. 3) Her name sounds like a porn star from the...

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Near Death Experience

Thursday 16 a las 22:30 h

Section: Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 9

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Some time after having transformed Gérard Depardieu’s (enormous) humanity into a cinematic value in the film Mammuth (long before Abel Ferrara did something similar in Welcome to New York), the duo formed by Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern takes another strange body (in...

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Sumé - The Sound of a Revolution

Thursday 16 a las 22:45 h

Section: Music

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 1

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Not everyone is up-to-date with the relations between Greenland and northern Europe: it belonged to Norway, then to Denmark and, since 1979, has been autonomous region from the kingdom of the latter. Is there rock in Greenland? Is there rock in Greenland sung in Greenlandic? Greenlanders Malik H&osl...

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Tusk

Thursday 16 a las 23:10 h

Section: Late Night

Village Caballito - Av. Rivadavia y Av. Acoyte
Room: 7

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#WalrusYes or #WalrusNo: that was the challenge Kevin Smith, the founding father of the smarty-pants (though honest in its show-offy meticulousness that started with his 1994 film Clerks) geek talk, gave to the legion of followers of his professional reinsertion, his podcast radio. It was June 2013,...

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Pacto de amor

Friday 17 a las 00:00 h

Section: Restored Classics

Village Caballito - Av. Rivadavia y Av. Acoyte
Room: 4

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The keynote address in what has become –rising out of the neurotic bath of 1970s exploitation films– one of the world’s cinema most original and discomfiting visions, this masterwork from Cronenberg has aged into a kind of subterranean sacredness. Name another film that takes as ma...

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From Scotland with Love

Friday 17 a las 12:30 h

Section: Music

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 6

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There are lots of films that look like From Scotland with Love, but we should also say this one doesn’t look like any other. Less cerebral than Gustav Deutsch’s Welt Spiegel Kino and more surprising than Electric Edwardians –that collection of footage and primitive views of British...

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The Flower Girl

Friday 17 a las 13 h

Section: North Korean Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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Often regarded as the North Korean Gone with the Wind, The Flower Girl is the filmed adaptation of an opera written by the “Great Leader” Kim Il Sung. Typical of a cinema that seeks to celebrate revolutionary ideals, the film depicts a Korea under imperial Japanese rule where servants ar...

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Lima bruja. Retratos de la música criolla

Friday 17 a las 13:10 h

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

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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One of the shots in Lima bruja features the voice over of the director telling us that “time was our worst enemy.” He’s referring to the fact that every creole musician who dies takes away a part of creole music along with him. The film would return to this issue over and over. Lim...

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La dama de Shangai

Friday 17 a las 13:15 h

Section: Restored Classics

Village Caballito - Av. Rivadavia y Av. Acoyte
Room: 7

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It’s been called everything from an outright disaster to ‘the weirdest great movie ever made’. Like The Magnificent Ambersons before it, Welles’ glittering thriller was subject to swingeing studio cuts (up to an hour was sliced from the finished picture). But what remains of...

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