Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Broken Land

Out in desert-like nature, living in the shadows of the immense fence that is erected to control Mexican immigration, seven Americans tell how the border transforms their lives. They observe the haunting traces left by the crossing migrants –people they never come face to face with– as they confide their fear, defiance and at times even...

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Tuesday 21 - 12 h
Village Recoleta Room: 2
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Friday 24 - 13:30 h
ArteMultiplex Belgrano Room: 3
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Section: Nuevo Documental Suizo
Directors: Stéphanie Barbey Luc Peter

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Dark Star - HR Giger’s World

Who used to hide behind the creator of the famous Alien? Artist HR Giger was able to bring terrifying and strangely attractive creatures to life. He turned our fears into his playground, mapped our nightmares, and brought up what we wanted to stay buried. Simple and fun, HR Giger lived in the heart of Zurich in a parallel universe, out of time. The...

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Wendsday 22 - 16:15 h
Village Recoleta Room: 8
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Saturday 25 - 17:45 h
Malba Cine
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Section: Nuevo Documental Suizo
Director: Belinda Sallin

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Iraqi Odyssey

While there are no precise statistics, it is estimated that four to five million Iraqis live outside Iraq today. Samir was born in Baghdad and has lived in Switzerland since he was  a child, while the members of his extended family are scattered all over the world. Tracing their emigrations over more than half a century, in this riveting 3D do...

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Saturday 18 - 12 h
Village Recoleta Room: 6
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Sunday 19 - 21:50 h
Village Recoleta Room: 6
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Tuesday 21 - 17:45 h
Village Recoleta Room: 6
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Sections: Nuevo Documental Suizo Competencia DDHH
Director: Samir .

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L’Abri

A new frontal view of the bumps in Switzerland/Europe/the First World: the everyday life of a shelter in Lausanne that only allows fifty immigrants each night, which results in a chilling selection ritual every day. Melgar distances himself from overstressing or denouncing through the exposition of the harsh reality, and instead turns it over to th...

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Wendsday 22 - 13:15 h
Village Recoleta Room: 4
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Thursday 23 - 13 h
Village Recoleta Room: 4
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Saturday 25 - 18:00 h
Village Recoleta Room: 4
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Sections: Nuevo Documental Suizo Competencia DDHH
Director: Fernand Melgar

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Padrone e sotto

In a run-down bar in Southern Italy, locals gather every day to play “padrone e sotto,” a game of cards and drinks. While the beer gets as warm as the spirit of these peasants, nurses, mechanics, and hunters, Cirigliano remembers the fascination and terror that mysterious hobby and its infuriated players used to cause on him back when h...

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Thursday 16 - 15:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 6
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Monday 20 - 12:35 h
Village Recoleta Room: 6
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Section: Nuevo Documental Suizo
Director: Michele Cirigliano

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Sleepless in New York

Often laughed off as nothing more than an affliction of adolescence, heartbreak becomes the topic of this sensitive and compelling documentary film. Christian Frei dives into the frenzied nights of the newly rejected. Nights full of pain and tears, yet also wakefulness and creativity. An anthropologist researches the astounding and profound process...

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Saturday 18 - 17:10 h
Village Recoleta Room: 2
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Monday 20 - 15:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 2
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Section: Nuevo Documental Suizo
Director: Christian Frei

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