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A house is being emptied and the auction of all kinds of objects attracts a very diverse multitude: inhabitants of a world in which everything, even the most sacred things- is for sale.
I film my sister arguing with my mum while preparing Christmas dinner, in a worker's sit-down, in a demonstration, and singing. I discover in a VHS that I have been filming her since we were kids. Apparently, according to some verses of "The Internationale", Socialism would be something like a Paradise full of siblings.
By means of these recorded images of the chemical action exerted by the bleach on the film material, this short film remembers, and points at the manipulation and censorship suffered by National and International films between the end of 1974 and the beginning of 1980 in Argentina.
"The gaze sails through the exteriors of the light and the interiors of the shadows. Through a window, light watches over the bodies that the eye does not see."
First Anthology of Argentinian Silent Films, created by Film Museum "Pablo Ducrós Hicken", with the support of INCAA.
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