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Interview: Sofia Serbin de Skalon @FilmPublicistBA talks about the upcoming Argentine Film Festival @ARGFilmFest with @LatAmFilm
Last week we announce the dates for the next Edition of the Argentine Film Festival London that will take place from the 17th until the 21st April at the Ritzy Cinema, Hackney Picturehouse and Cineworld Haymarket. On the eve of announcing shortly the final line up of films that will be showing in the capital Latam Film has sit down with Director of the Festival Sofia Serbin de Skalon to reflect about last year’s achievements and what we can’t wait to know about this year’s edition that is fast approaching.
Latam Film: Last year’s edition was a great success and you had to add more screenings even after the Festival was finished. This year you have extended the duration and the number of films. What prompted your decision to extend the festival? (more…)
Following the sell-out success of its first edition last year, the 2nd Argentine Film Festival, London will take place this coming April 17th – 21st, and will expand to 3 venues: Ritzy Cinema, Hackney Picturehouse and Cineworld Haymarket.
The festival, which launches on Malbec World Day April 17th, will continue with the Ritzy as its flagship venue, where it will screen an expanded programme of 10 outstanding contemporary features from and about Argentina. (more…)
Today American Cinematheque’s “Argentina New Cinema 2012″ festival will open with Argentine film “Everybody Has a Plan” with Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen tackles a Spanish-language role in the 2012 Argentine drama “Everybody Has a Plan,” which opens the American Cinematheque’s “Argentina New Cinema 2012″ festival Friday evening at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Screening Saturday at the festival is “Clandestine Childhood” and “White Elephant” — there will be a pre-screening tango lesson — and scheduled for Sunday are “Chinese Take Out” and “The Last (more…)
Director Pablo Stoll Ward
Producer Fernando Epstein, Agustina Chiarino
Screenwriter Gonzalo Delgado Galiana, Pablo Stoll Ward
With Humberto de Vargas, Sara Bessio, Anaclara Ferreyra Palfy
The programme is packed of amazing films but if you have time for party which we suggest you should check up this two other events also taking place during the festival.
MURGA AND LATIN BEATS NIGHT – Friday April 20th – 8pm – FREE
Following the screening of Alison Murray’s CAPRICHOSOS DE SAN TELMO, which looks at the murga community preparing for carnival in Buenos Aires, get ready for a night of Latin beats Upstairs at (more…)
“Abrir puertas y ventanas” (Back to Stay) is Milagros Mumenthaler first full feature.
The script was written with support from Cinéfondation (Festival de Cannes) and Ateliers d’Angers (organised by Jeanne Moreau). Filming was also supported by funding from Rotterdam Festival, through Cinemart and the Hubert Bals Fund.
“Abrir puertas y ventanas” (Back to Stay) takes place in Buenos Aires at the end of summer. Marina, Sofia and Violeta are alone in the family home after their grandmother, who had brought them up, has died. They have to come to terms with her death, each in her own way.
Marina concentrates on her studies while looking after the household, whereas Sofia becomes obsessed by her appearance and goes out with friends.
As for Violeta, she wanders around between bedroom and sitting room where, from time to (more…)
Chinese Take-Away, Sebastian Borenzstein’s 2011 box-office hit staring Ricardo Darin, which achieved a million ticket sales in Argentina, will open London’s first ARGENTINE FILM FESTIVAL, to be held at the Ritzy Picturehouse this coming April 19-22nd. (more…)
The 10 animated short films, picked from the longlist of 44, which will advance in the voting stage are:
Dimanche/Sunday, dir Patrick Doyon, (National Film Board of Canada)
Luminaris, dir Juan Pablo Zaramella (JPZtudio) (more…)
“Las Acacias” by Argentine director Pablo Giorgelli was awarded on Saturday evening the Horizons Prize, which honors the best Latin American film in the Latin Horizons category at Spain’s San Sebastian Film Festival.
In addition, “Miss Bala” (Miss Bullet) by Mexican director Gerardo Naranjo, and the Brazilian visual story “Historias que So Existem Quamdo Lembradas” (Stories that Only Exist When Remembered) obtained separate honorary mentions, according to the president of the Latin Horizons jury, actor Juan Diego Botto. (more…)
The international jury headed by Portuguese producer Paolo Branco presented the festival’s top honour to Argentinian-born Milagros Mumenthaler for her debut feature Back To Stay (Abrir Puertas Y Ventanas).
The story of three sisters trying to come to terms with the death of their grandmother also earned the Silver Leopard for best actress for Maria Canale, the FIPRESCI Prize, and a special mention from (more…)