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Fernando Birri (1925–2017)

Birri is known as the "Father of the New Latin American Cinema". He studied film at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Roma, and after graduating returned to the province of Santa Fe in Argentina, where he founded the first film school specialized in documentary in Latin America. He was forced to exile due to the Argentinean military ... See full bio »


(age 92) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 2017 Decile a mamá que estamos todos bien (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2017)
 2006 ZA 05. Lo viejo y lo nuevo (Documentary)
 1999 Che: muerte de la utopia? (Documentary)
 1999 Century of the Wind (Documentary)
 1998 Entangling Shadows (Documentary)
 1979 Org
 1963 La pampa gringa (Short)
 1962 Che, Buenos Aires (Documentary)
 1962 Flooded Out
 1958 Toss Me a Dime (Documentary short)
 1955 Selinunte (I templi coricati) (Documentary short)
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Birri, Fernando, Horizonte de la mano, Santa Fé, Argentina, 1945.

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Honorary president of the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival. See more »

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