Tagged with Argentina Movies

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

Alone With You: A Grim Thriller

Alone With You: A Grim Thriller

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Director Alberto Lecchi is one of Argentina’s trusty filmmaking craftsmen and after a 5 year pause he’s back with a thriller going by the token name of Alone With You (Sola contigo, 2013), in which your average creepy, distorted, voice-behind-the-phone gives protagonist María Teresa 5 days to live before she’s … Continue reading

The German Friend: more than a love story, more than history.

The German Friend: more than a love story, more than history.

by Mariann Kun-Szabo, contributing blogger “The German Friend”, directed and co-produced by Jeanine Meerapfel, tells the love story of Sulamit, the daughter of German Jewish immigrants, and Friedrich, son of nazi immigrants, who met in Argentina in their childhood during the early 1950’s. Jeanine, director of “Anna’s Summer” (2001) and “The Girlfriend” (1988), is herself … Continue reading