Tagged with independent films

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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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

“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

BAFICI line up Announced!

by Lauren Pringle, Contributing Blogger Hold onto your hats, the date is growing ever close to the 14th annual Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente (Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival) to be held from April 11th to April 19th, 2012. Boasting an array of local and global talent, this year BAFICI will be opened … Continue reading