Interview with Martina Gusman: Jury Cannes Film Festival 2011

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As an independent film producer of Argentinian cinema for almost ten years, Martina Gusman attended Cannes as an actress in 2008 in Leonera, a film by Pablo Trapero which was presented In Competition. She returned as a director in 2010 with Carancho, selected for Un Certain Regard. Now, one year later, she is back as a member of the Feature Film Jury.

You are joining Robert De Niro in the Feature Film Jury. Does being a member of this particular jury have any special meaning for you ?

16/05/2011 at 6:30 pm Leave a comment

“IncaaTV”, channel dedicated to Argentine cinema

Digital television arrived to the Argentine cinema, with the new channel IncaaTV, which will be devoted exclusively to national and Latin American cinema.

The Government seeks to give a place to culture on television. The presentation will be made by Cristina Kirchner at the Olivos residence, where she will announce the channel. It will be presented at 12 pm, in the convention hall of the residence of Olivos.

The new channel devoted to national and Latin American films, will broadcast through a digital signal a little of everything. The proposal adds to the already created for example for the younger children like Paka – Paka or to give a place to the music of Argentina like Sonar TV.

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28/12/2010 at 8:59 am Leave a comment

Hoy ha empezado en Venezuela el Festival de Cine Argentino

Nacido y Criado, película del director Pablo Trapero, será la encargada de iniciar hoy el Festival de Cine Argentino que organizan los venezolanos en homenaje al Bicentenario del inicio del proceso independentista en esa nación.

El Centro de Arte la Estancia, brazo cultural de la empresa Petróleos de Venezuela y promotor del ciclo, presentará hasta el próximo 22 de mayo los filmes El Abrazo Partido, Valentín, Luna de Avellaneda, e Historias Extraordinarias.

La actividad precede a los festejos organizados por las autoridades argentinas en la ciudad de Buenos Aires para celebrar los 200 años de su primer gobierno, celebraciones a las que está invitado el presidente venezolano, Hugo Chávez.


18/05/2010 at 9:01 pm Leave a comment

Fabian 8 Cinema Launches Foreign Film Schedule – Hollywood Hits with Spanish subtitles & World Cinema

The Fabian 8 Cinema will begin dedicating one screen in the downtown 8-plex to new releases from Latin America, the Middle East and other centers of world cinema. The first film in the series will open April 9 and run for a two week engagement. Los Paranoicos is a wry comedy from Argentina that has garnered numerous awards from the Argentinian Film Critics Association, Biarritz Latin American Film Festival and Lima Film Festival. The film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

On April 9, the Fabian will open Date Night, starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey, in English with Spanish subtitles followed on April 16 by Death at a Funeral, starring Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence, also open in English with Spanish subtitles.


02/04/2010 at 6:28 am 1 comment

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film

Argentina’s biggest fest, it will screen 422 films with a focus on new talent.

Many of the titles in competition are first and second efforts, making the event a platform for seeing the latest out of Argentina, the most prolific production market in Latin America, and from elsewhere in the region.

Eleven films in the Argentina competish will make their world permiere, and another two their Latin American premiere.

“The festival offers around 100 films that are Latin American premieres, and 30 Argentine films making their world premiere,” Sergio Wolf, who is directing the fest for a third consecutive year, told us on the sidelines of a press conference. “It is big window for Argentine and Latin American cinema.” (more…)

21/03/2010 at 8:24 am Leave a comment

After the Argentinian Oscar we should convene a discussion on the future of the industry

The Oscar he won the Argentine film “El Secreto de sus ojos” should convene a discussion of all sectors involved in the South American country on film the future of the industry, according to argentina actress Cecilia Roth. Roth said in an interview with Efe that his country is “enormísimo talent” and that national film production needs the commitment of everyone, both financially by the government and an audience who go to movie theaters. For the famous actress, another Argentinean film has risen with the Oscar for Best Foreign Film “is always a push for people to go see more movies, allows for more production and it is to serve as Argentina’s production deserves. (more…)

13/03/2010 at 6:52 pm Leave a comment

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