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Film@ARGFilmFest is less than 2 weeks away, check new trailer and bit the “spring” blues with a film from Argentina
The Argentine Film Festival is taking place this year from the 17th until the 21st April.No one can believe spring is here as London hasn’t been this cold for years but we hope with the amazing program you might bit those spring blues with a fantastic film from Argentina.
Don’t miss out and book you tickets now. (more…)
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…)
@EastEndFilmFest screening of The Last Elvis screens Sunday 8th at 7pm in association with @ARGFilmFest
The debut feature by the acclaimed screenwriter of Alejandro González Iñarritu´s Biutiful, The Last Elvis had its premiere at Sundance Film Festival this year where it was also nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. The film focuses on a delusional Elvis impersonator in Buenos Aires – played by real life impersonator John McInerny, in what The Hollywood Reporter described as a “riveting performance” – who sacrifices happiness with his wife and daughter in his unstoppable quest for fame, (more…)
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…)
Exclusive interview with the Argentine Film Festival’s director, Sofia Serbin de Skalon and programmers Maria Delgado and Demetrios Matheou
Latin America Film is proud collaborator of the upcoming 1st Argentine Film Festival in London and in an exclusive interview we have met with the festival’s director Sofia Serbin de Skalon and programmers Maria Delgado and Demetrios Matheou.
How did you decide and why to launch the Argentine Film Festival in London?
SDS: I had the idea of launching an Argentine Film Festival in London for a long time as I’d worked with a lot of first time directors in Argentina, and thought a festival would be a great way to (more…)