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“Los Salvajes” and “La Araña Vampiro”: two exciting journeys thoughout the impressive Argentinean Landscapes.

“Los Salvajes” and “La Araña Vampiro”: two exciting journeys thoughout the impressive Argentinean Landscapes.

by Atzin Ortiz, contributing blogger It is well known that Argentina possess impressive and various landscapes. Whether it’s a film, a TV show, or a commercial, local and foreign filmmakers take full advantage of these national assets. It’s a coincidence that two films released this month (“Los Salvajes” and “La Araña Vampiro”) have in common … Continue reading

Director of “El Rati Horror Show” Receives Death Threats

by contributing writer, Tracey Chandler “El Rati Horror Show,” showing in Buenos Aires cinemas at present, is an Argentine directed documentary of a special kind which forced the director, Enrique Piñeyro, and his family to leave Argentina after receiving death threats regarding the content of the documentary. There are two reasons to go and see … Continue reading

Shantytown Residents Film Their Own Movie

by Amelia Batho, Contributing Blogger No make up, no set, no fake guns needed. In this movie, the slum dwellers acted, shot and scripted a movie that reflects their own violent reality. Far from the glamor of Palermo and the pleasing aesthetics of San Telmo architecture, in the neighborhood of Barracas lies a Buenos Aires … Continue reading

Radar: Pagina 12’s Cinema Suplement

by Tracey Chandler, contributing blogger There are a number of different places to find out about film in Buenos Aires, what’s on, what’s new and who the important people are who have made significant contributions to Argentine cinema in the past. One of the best places to stay in the know regarding all things to … Continue reading