Tagged with Argentine Movies

Emma Watson films in Argentina.  Buenos Aires doubles as Chile and New York

Emma Watson films in Argentina. Buenos Aires doubles as Chile and New York

Emma Watson films German action film with Buenos Aires doubling as Chile. At the same time a romantic comedy from the US uses Buenos Aires as a New York location double. Continue reading

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Walter Salles produces Santiago Mitre’s second film – a remake of the controversial “La Patota”

Walter Salles produces Santiago Mitre’s second film – a remake of the controversial “La Patota”

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Walter Salles’ production house VideoFilmes will be co-producing Santiago Mitre’s second film “La Patota”, a remake of Daniel Tinayre’s classic 1960 social thriller. The international co-production is a result of a 2010 film fund intended to finance four co-productions a year between the countries of Argentina and Brazil. Salles, the … Continue reading

Argentine Films Dominate Local Box Office

Argentine Films Dominate Local Box Office

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey In an unprecedented turn of events for Argentine cinema, this month’s movie-going Top 5 has been dominated by local productions: the 3D animated family movie Foosball (Metegol), the romantic comedy León’s Heart (Corazón de león), the thriller 7th Floor (Séptimo) and the drama Wakolda, recently nominated on the Oscar shortlist. Foosball … Continue reading

Mercedes Sosa’s Encore

Mercedes Sosa’s Encore

by Benjamín Haguindey, contributing blogger The documentary “The Voice of Latin America” (Mercedes Sosa: La voz de America Latina) has been brewing for over three years now, ever since the passing of singer Mercedes Sosa in 2009 at the age of 74. It consists of a joint effort between filmmaker Rodrigo Vila and Sosa’s son, … Continue reading

BAFICI: My First Million Viewers. A Roundtable of Film Success Stories

BAFICI: My First Million Viewers. A Roundtable of Film Success Stories

By Benjamín Harguindey, contributting blogger In light of the 15th BAFICI, festival director Marcelo Panozzo hosted a roundtable (“without the table”, was the joke) on Thursday 11th with some of the country’s most successful filmmakers: directors Pablo Trapero, Juan Taratuto and Hernán Goldfrid, and producer Axel Kuschevatsky talked business and answered questions in an event … Continue reading