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The Many Facets of New Argentine Cinema

  • MUBI
Mubi's retrospective New Argentine Cinema is playing from August 7 - September 28, 2017 in most countries around the world. La CiénagaBeginning in the mid-1990s, young directors, the majority of whom had graduated from one of many film schools in Argentina, began producing low-budget, independent films in a style that earned this group the classification of the New Independent Argentine Cinema.Part of this upsurge had to do with a small grants program that was initiated by the National Film Institute (Incaa) in the mid-1990s. These recent graduates have made short films (cortometrajes), and then have gone on to raise funds through co-production funding (Hubert Bals Fund at the Rotterdam film festival, the Visions Sud Est program from Switzerland, among others). They have relied on their own networks of like-minded young people rather than depend on the traditional film sector structure (the film union, established director’s associations, and the few
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San Sebastian: ‘Calabozo,’ Burning Sun,’ ‘Broken Years’ Set for Europe-Latin America Co-Pro Forum

Madrid – In what may be highlights of a now firmly established industry meet, Alvaro Brechner’s “Memorias del calabozo,” Israel Adrián Caetano’s “Beneath This Burning Sun” and Gerardo Tort’s “The Broken Years” will be pitched at San Sebastián’s upcoming Europe-Latin American Co-production Forum, along with Carlos Ameglio’s “Kiken” and Marite Ugas’ “Contactado.”

Now in its fourth edition, the Forum is a fest fixture. Indeed, running parallel to San Sebastian’s Films in Progress over Sept. 21-23, it forms San Sebastian’s industry backbone, attracting a large third-party presence. A Focus on Canada, for instance, will run alongside the Forum, facilitating contacts between the Latin American, Spanish and Canadian producers in San Sebastian.

Three factors mark something of a departure at the Forum, however. As San Sebastian drives to shore up its world premiere credentials, it is insisting evermore that Forum projects are first looks: 11 of the
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Holiday Preview: A Repertory Calendar

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Holiday Preview: A Repertory Calendar
Tim Burton invades New York, New Italian Cinema hits Los Angeles, Harold and Kumar spread holiday cheer in Austin and everywhere you look, they're celebrating All Tomorrow's Parties -- just some of the holiday film fun you can have this winter at your local repertory theater.

More Holiday Preview: [Theatrical Calendar]

[Repertory Calendar] [Anywhere But a Movie Theater]

New York

92YTribeca

In November, the 92YTribeca Screening Room will have some special guests in the house when it hosts the already sold out "A Conversation with Wes Anderson and Jason Schwartzman" on November 10th, with the two longtime collaborators discussing their latest film "Fantastic Mr. Fox." But tickets are still available for the night before (Nov. 9th), when actor Ben Foster and director Oren Moverman will screen their acclaimed new post-war drama "The Messenger". Much of the rest of the month is devoted to Cinema Tropical's Ten Years of New Argentine Cinema series with screenings of Adrián Caetano's immigration
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