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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Toponimia

Tuesday 21 a las 15:10 h

Section: Panorama

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Toponymy is the discipline that studies the etymological origin of place names. What Perel chooses to analyze visually in his film is a series of towns located in the western portion of the province of Tucumán, which were founded by the military government during the mid-70s within the framew...

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Nerves

Tuesday 21 a las 16:30 h

Section: A Secret History of Weimar Cinema

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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An example of a totally different expressionism, Nerves does not show the lopsided walls of Caligari, no theatrical overacted gestures, no eccentric make-up, but an expressionism of the soul. The story shows a bourgeois family in decline, post-war-crisis meets revolution: The director filmed during...

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Isabelle Huppert, une vie pour jouer

Tuesday 21 a las 17:45 h

Section: Isabelle Huppert

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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“We are game machines,” “an actor is like a blind person walking confidently towards a cliff.” The lady of icy and cutting beauty who seems to gloat on being evil on the screen turns out to be a shy and warm person, capable of acting like a big child while also presenting her...

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6 Desires: D. H. Lawrence and Sardinia

Tuesday 21 a las 19 h

Section: Panorama

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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In 1921, D. H. Lawrence and his wife Frieda von Richthofen journeyed to Sardinia, where they spent the winter travelling. He wrote a book about his experiences, Sea and Sardinia, and now Mark Cousins retraces his footsteps, armed with a camcorder and an inexhaustible reserve of curiosity. The film i...

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Alambrado

Tuesday 21 a las 19:30 h

Section: Restored Classics

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Harvey Logan and his two children live in the windy desolation of Tierra del Fuego, by the ocean. It’s not exactly an idyllic trio: Logan is violent; Eva is a restless and sensual teenager who dreams about going to Paris; his pathologically introverted brother Juan is in love with her. A Briti...

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All Divided Selves

Tuesday 21 a las 21:30 h

Section: Britannia B-side: Luke Fowler

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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The social and cultural revolutions of the 1960s were spearheaded by the charismatic, guru-like figure of Glasgow born psychiatrist R. D. Laing. In his now classic text “The Politics of Experience” (1967) Laing argued that normality entailed adjusting ourselves to the mystification of an...

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Lima bruja. Retratos de la música criolla

Tuesday 21 a las 22 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

Wendsday 22 a las 13 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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El hombre de paso piedra

Wendsday 22 a las 14:00 h

Section: Panorama

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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If documentary is an endless genre is not just because it can take any element in the world (a person, a city, or an object) and turn it into its subject, but rather because of the endless ways it can portray and question that element. In the case of Mudmen, the eye is on an old man who lives in Rio...

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The Flower Girl

Wendsday 22 a las 15:30 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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Alambrado

Wendsday 22 a las 17:00 h

Section: Restored Classics

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 2

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Harvey Logan and his two children live in the windy desolation of Tierra del Fuego, by the ocean. It’s not exactly an idyllic trio: Logan is violent; Eva is a restless and sensual teenager who dreams about going to Paris; his pathologically introverted brother Juan is in love with her. A Briti...

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Profession: Documentarist

Wendsday 22 a las 18:30 h

Sections: Panorama Competencia DDHH

El Cultural San Martín - Paraná esquina Sarmiento
Room: 1

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Seven female documentarians from Iran review their personal stories and the obstacles they had to go through in order to devote themselves to a profession that, after the Islamic Revolution of 1979, has gained epic proportions. The intimate, confessional shorts in Profession: Documentarist (a title...

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