When Martínez Estrada wrote "Radiografía de la Pampa", he was influenced by his readings on the literature by explorers who ventured into unknown lands. “An X-Ray of the Desert” also picks up the idea of venturing into strange areas. The destination: the Argentine desert.
Inés and Roma roam the rooftops and streets of the city, they dream up their own universe, they make and unmake themselves through games and projects that never prosper.
To know someone in depth can be exhausting. Even in the most mundane situations, it is possible to find tension peeking from underneath.
Los días is a film about two twin sisters, their everyday life and the intimacy of their female childhood world.
This is a film about buttons (the ones in clothing) that play soccer. Soccer with buttons? Yes, but the buttons don’t move on their own; they are moved by Rómulo Berruti and Alfredo Serra, veteran journalists, long-time friends, eminent conversationalists who are fans of soccer-playing buttons.
Five stories about sex directed by five young directors.
Tomás Lipgot records renowed filmmaker, writer and professor Ricardo Becher at age 80, while he starts writing a book about his experience in the nursing home.
The conflictive situation behind the act of literary creation can derive in small daily labyrinths: the white sheet, which nowadays blinks on a computer monitor, can be a dangerous abyss.
In June 2008 Film Archeology was news all over the world: Metropolis’ (Fritz Lang, 1927) missing scenes, lost for over eight decades, had reappeared in Buenos Aires. This documentary tracks down the detour of this print containing the complete version of the film.
In the rainforest of Ecuador live the Toñampare, a community of Huaroni. They are legendary and have lived isolated for many years, due to their temerity. They introduce themselves as "Huaos", which means person.
The film looks at the life of a group of workers, inhabitants of the Argentinean Patagonia, who start a fight to stop the deaths and accidents that happen in the factory where they work.
“No solos, what matters is the melody” says one of the members of Astroboy, a Uruguayan brit pop band. This film documents the recording sessions of their second album, Big for the City.
Two passions entertain the days of “Tucho” Lazlo: the music from vinyl collection and the paintings he makes at a collective workshop. The first passion seems logical, given Tucho’s present condition: blindness. Painting, instead, is a challenge taken on one picture at a time, that allows him to relate to the visual universe snatched away from him by a tragic decision.
Buenos Aires, December, 2001. In the middle of an economic and political crisis, the public took to the streets. In Colegiales, neighbors created an Assembly, and started organizing autonomous political actions.
Antonio is a boy who wants to go to Mars. Luckily, his grandfather knows how to get there.
What do Eva Perón, Victor Grippo, an American tourist and poet Arturo Basanta from Catamarca have in common? They’ve all passed through the valley of Traslasierra and became victims of the tubercle that obsesses the inhabitants of “Villa Dolores”: the solanum tuberosum, also known as “potato”.
This is a film about the life and work of Raymundo Gleyzer, Argentine filmmaker, kidnapped and murdered by that country’s military dictatorship in 1976.
This film adopts the structure of an encyclopedia, with several scenes that aren't linked in any way, and produces a sort of X-ray of the argentinian society of the nineties.