Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Bird People

Friday 17 a las 13:45 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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El botón de nácar

Friday 17 a las 14:20 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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Paraíso

Friday 17 a las 14:30 h

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

Teatro San Martín - Av. Corrientes 1530
Room: L. Lugones

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In the marginal areas of Lima, a group of five teenagers (three boys and two girls) tries to survive faced with the almost nil social chances the presents has to offer them. None of them loses their ability to face all adversities and dream with a change that would alter their existence, stuck as it...

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Los silencios y las manos

Friday 17 a las 14:30 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 10

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If we were to see one day that some sort of poetry-documentary genre had become the mainstream, we would have to search in Silences and Hands for its main precedent. Director Hernán Khourian makes a portrait of Telma Palavecino, a mystical old lady whose figure captivates us a few minutes int...

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Madres de los dioses

Friday 17 a las 14:30 h

Section: Argentine Official Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 5

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Pablo Agüero returns to El Bolsón to narrate in three movements (Apocalypse, Illumination, and Genesis) the life of four women who at one point decide to leave their lives and start from scratch, assume a new religion, and build a temple. Mothers of the Gods is a hypnotic, mysterious and...

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Taxi

Friday 17 a las 15 h

Section: Panorama

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 1

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Jafar Panahi is now cab driver for a day; on his way, he picks up friends and actors who have worked with him, but there are hardly any scheduled destinations: its situations, dialogues, different stances that drive his new challenge in order to eliminate the barriers of reality as well as the limit...

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The Lies of the Victors

Friday 17 a las 15 h

Section: Panorama

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

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A military-industrial complex, dubious deaths, sickness, secrets, conspiracies, and an investigation that reminds us of State of Play. The Lies of Victors is a German political-journalist thriller about deception, power, and failure, which works, in rhythmic terms, just like a good Hollywood movie....

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Seymour: An Introduction

Friday 17 a las 15 h

Section: Music

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 6

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Seymour Bernstein started playing the piano as a little boy, and by the time he turned 15 he was teaching it to others. He enjoyed a long and illustrious career of concertizing before he gave it up to devote himself to helping others develop their own gifts. Ethan Hawke’s lovely film is a warm...

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En otro país

Friday 17 a las 15:10 h

Section: Isabelle Huppert

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 2

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On his first English-spoken film, Hong Sangsoo decides to take the light that both his cinema and Isabelle Huppert irradiate, and make it fractal. A prism of himself, Hong refracts Huppert (the perfect catalyst for his sense of the unease, the certainty, the comedy of everyday life –which make...

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La Sapienza

Friday 17 a las 15:30 h

Section: Panorama

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

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In the film’s seven opening minutes, the eccentric Eugène Green elegantly deploys and condenses the symbolical coordinates of his fifth film: many wide shots of the cathedral that serves as inspiration for the film’s title are accompanied by a choir chant of religious connotations...

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Ming of Harlem: Twenty One Storeys in the Air

Friday 17 a las 15:30 h

Section: Avant-Garde & Genre Competition

Village Recoleta - Vicente López y Junín
Room: 3

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This is the family story of a man who lived for a long time in a Harlem apartment together with a Bengal tiger named Ming, who slept at his side and watched films with him on the weekends –a heterodox, inhumanly loving bond between the species that later extended to a crocodile named Al. It co...

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A Schoolgirl’s Diary

Friday 17 a las 15:45 h

Section: North Korean Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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The schoolgirl of the title, Su-ryeon, could be regarded as the present day embodiment of The Flower Girl. She lives a life with modest comforts amongst loving family and receives a good education. But she resents her frequently absent father, who works as a research scientist, and also resents her...

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