Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Street address: Paraná esquina Sarmiento

Rooms: 1, 2

Buses: 5, 6, 7, 23, 24, 26, 29, 39, 50, 56, 60, 64, 86, 99, 102, 105, 109, 111, 115, 124, 140, 142, 146, 151, 180 (R155).

Subways: Línea B, Estación Uruguay; Línea D, Estación Tribunales; Línea A, Estación S. Peña.

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Tale of Chun Hyang

Thursday 16 a las 13:30 h

Section: North Korean Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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No different to most other societies, Korea was once governed by princes and kings, and its defined aristocratic class structures forms the basis for Tale of Chun Hyang. The film is an adaptation of a traditional Korean tale of the impossible love between a beautiful young woman born of a nobleman a...

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A Bellflower

Thursday 16 a las 16:40 h

Section: North Korean Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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Exhortations to put the common good above personal ambition are a recurrent theme of North Korean society guided by the Juche principle of self-reliance. In A Bellflower, a man crosses the mountains to return to his old home after many years away, full of regret for his youthful decision to follow a...

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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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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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Cáncer de máquina

Thursday 16 a las 22:10 h

Section: Panorama

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Machine Cancer is a film as intriguing as its title leads us to assume. The directors are bold enough to go from a human-scale shaped and designed portrait –which stonily observes the people from Médanos, a town in the south of the Buenos Aires province– to the enigmatic detail sh...

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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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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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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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The Phantom Tollbooth

Friday 17 a las 16 h

Section: Little Bafici

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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The Phantom Tollbooth is the only feature-length film that Chuck Jones directed. Based on Norton Juster’s beloved 1961 children’s book, it contains some of Jones’s most beautiful artwork. In the film, Milo’s discovery of a tollbooth with a magical portal catapults him into th...

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Del verbo amar

Friday 17 a las 18 h

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

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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Del verbo amar is a sensorial, repressive, and thanatic documentary. It’s a first person account, a reconciliation attempt to try and overcome the pain and bad memories the director has carried with her for many years due to the complex relationship she has maintained with her mother. Ever sin...

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