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Documentary “Erasing Dad” censored in Argentina

Documentary “Erasing Dad” censored in Argentina

The documentary Borrando a Papá (Erasing Dad) was originally set to premiere on August 28th, but it was suddenly pulled down at the behest of a non-governmental organization that criticized its release. Directed by Ginger Gentile and Sandra Fernández Ferreira, and produced by San Telmo Productions Erasing Dad is about the plight of fathers that are “erased” from their children’s lives after a divorce or separation by the family court system that tends to rule against fathers. Continue reading

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“Goals for Girls” Football Doc premieres at BAFICI 2014

“Goals for Girls” Football Doc premieres at BAFICI 2014

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Friday 4th saw the Argentine premiere of San Telmo Productions’ documentary Goals for Girls, about women’s association football in Argentina, where it is continually ridiculed and discredited. Directors Gabriel Balanovsky and Ginger Gentile were introduced by BAFICI director Marcelo Panozzo and engaged in a brief Q&A session after the screening along … Continue reading

Julia Solomonoff’s “Nobody’s Watching” shoots in New York & Buenos Aires

Julia Solomonoff’s “Nobody’s Watching” shoots in New York & Buenos Aires

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Variety reported in an article last week that Cepa Audiovisual (Argentina) is teaming with Epicentre Films (France) to co-produce Argentinian filmmaker Julia Solomonoff’s new film Nobody’s Watching, which will be shooting in both New York City and Buenos Aires “about 50/50 in English and Spanish”. This will mark Solomonoff’s first … Continue reading

“Everybody Has a Plan” is Viggo Mortensen´s first Argentine Film: An Ambitious Debut

by Atzin Ortiz, Contributing Blogger Writer-director Ana Piterbarg has a very ambitious plan for her debut: making a big budget (around 3 million dollars, co-produced with Fox International), crowd-pleasing existential thriller starring a Spanish-speaking Viggo Mortensen in a double role. Despite her best intentions, and having a top notch pedigree onboard, “Todos Tenemos Un Plan” … Continue reading

“Abrir Puertas y Ventanas” a solid first film

“Abrir Puertas y Ventanas” a solid first film

by Atzin Ortiz González, contributing blogger Milagros Mumenthaler’s solid debut “Abrir Puertas y Ventanas” has already gained the attention of critics throughout the world (it won Best Film and Best Actress for María Canale at the Locarno Film Festival, it has screened at Toronto, Guadalajara, La Havana, just to name a couple of festivals). Her … Continue reading