Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
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Festivales de Buenos Aires

Cosquín Rock XV. El documental


The film features interviews collected throughout 15 years with Latin American musicians and rock stars (Andrés Calamaro, Pappo, Pity Álvarez, and Charly García, among others) who talk about their experiences in a meeting between artists and audiences. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier mundial
Director: Rubén Francisco Mostaza

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East Punk Memories


During the Eighties, Lucile Chaufour shot in Super 8 a group of Hungarian punks who rebelled against the Communist regime. Twenty years later, she returns and asks those same musicians about their views on life and music in their country before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music


Director: Lucile Chaufour

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Hermosos Perdedores Pop


In 1993, four young people from Adrogué and Temperley, in the Buenos Aires province, formed the band Perdedores Pop. Half rockers and half journalists, two brothers and leaders weave an incendiary story acknowledging the failure since the beggining. They go through different times, and their music remains both authentic and hidden. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier mundial
Director: Agustín Arévalo

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I Saw the Light


Tom Hiddleston gets into the shoes of country legend Hank Williams, the musician who wrote one of the most eternal songs of the genre before his premature death at the age of 29. The film goes from his humble origins to his rise to stardom. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Marc Abraham

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Imagine Waking Up Tomorrow and All Music Has Disappeared


The film follows Bill Drummond, an anarchic punk spirit, in his search of new voices for his choir, formed by a group of amateurs who don’t rehearse or know how to read music. It’s a journey to the ground zero of music that innocently allows us to re-invent it. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Stefan Schwietert

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The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith


This is the first film that used photographer W. Eugene Smith’s archives of photos and audiotapes, which document jam sessions by Thelonious Monk, Zoot Sims and other great jazz musicians, as they rehearsed in a loft in the late ‘50s and ‘60s.


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Sara Fishko

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Junun


In the spring of 2015, Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) and a dozen musicians from India were invited by the Jodhpur Maharaja to the Mehrangarh fort. Paul Thomas Anderon filmed those sessions, which also were captured on record.


Sections:
Panorama / Music


Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

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La La La at Rock Bottom


Shiego gets amnesia after being struck. When he meets Kaumi, he discovers his talent for singing and becomes the lead singer in the band she manages. A romantic comedy about love, redemption, music, and second chances. 


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Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita

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Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall


Spike Lee gathers a great amount of archive footage to create this detailed chronicle of an unexplored chapter in the king of pop’s music career: the release of his fifth album in 1979 and his relationship with Quincy Jones. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Spike Lee

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Nuevo Rock: Adicta, el documental


Two days before Adicta announced its disbanding, the filmmaker crystalized, without knowing it, what would be the band’s last interview.


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier mundial
Director: Alejandro Barrios

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Strike a Pose


In 1990, seven dancers joined Madonna in her highly controversial Blond Ambition World Tour. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after that tour.


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Directors: Ester Gould Reijer Zwaan

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The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead


After having gone through lots of changes, breakups and fights, pioneering punk rock band The Damned has become one of the longest-running groups in their genre, and an unavoidable influence to those who came after them.


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Panorama / Music


Director: Wes Orshoski

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Entre dos luces - Suárez. Primera parte


The story of Suárez, a pioneering group from 90s’ local indie rock scene, during their first years and told from the point of view of the band itself. VHS is the perfect excuse to capture different moments from the band, during shows, rehearsals and warm, intimate moments.


Sections:
Panorama / Music


Director: Fernando M. Blanco

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No va llegar


Bandoneon-player Tomi Lebrero sets on a journey with two mares and a colt he will tame on the way. A singer and strong supporter of Peron and a guitarist from Santiago del Estero are some of the hilarious characters with whom the musician will share advices and songs during this horse movie. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier mundial
Directors: Segundo Bercetche Cristian Costantini Tomi Lebrero

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The American Epic Sessions


Jack White gathers a team of music heavyweights in a Los Angeles studio to replicate the atmosphere of the recordings of the ‘20s, using equipment from that era. A chance to remake the music that changed the world. 


Sections:
Panorama / Music

Premier latinoamericana
Director: Bernard MacMahon

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