Juan’s passion is bodybuilding, but he earns his living working in a garment factory where he is constantly bullied by his boss and co-workers for his muscular physique. He keeps to himself and quietly dreams of quitting to set up his own gym. But first, he needs to come up with the money. One night, Juan witnesses a crime. Stunned and confused, he must contemplate what to do with the information now in his possession.
In 1989, just three weeks after the Tiananmen Square massacre, José Luis García attended the World Festival of Youth and Students in Pyongyang, North Korea. He documented the event with a VHS camera, inspired by the presence of Lim Su-Kyung, a student activist from Seoul who was boldly speaking out in favour of the peaceful reunification of North and South Korea. Su-Kyung created a further stir by announcing that she would cross the Panmunjom military border on foot, an act that would put her in danger of imprisonment or even death.
Stan Hunt is a red cedar wood carver, an art he learned from his father, Henry Hunt, and grandfather, Mungo Martin - master sculptors from the Kwakiutl First Nation from the northern side of Vancouver island. Stan is now working on the most significant piece of his life, a 42-foot totem pole carved from a 1500-year-old, 5-ton cedar tree, a project commissioned by the Ministry of Culture and Public Spaces of the City of Buenos Aires. Once completed, his totem pole will travel 15,000 km by boat to reach Río de la Plata, Argentina.
For over 20 years, introverted hardware store owner Roberto (Ricardo Darín of the Oscar-winning The Secret in Their Eyes) has lived virtually shut off from the outside world. Roberto’s orderly yet lonely existence is disrupted when Jun, a young man from China stumbles into his path. Jun has just landed in Buenos Aires in search of his uncle, his only living relative, but does not speak a word of Spanish. Roberto suddenly finds himself the custodian of this stranger as he is unwillingly caught up in Jun’s predicament.
El pendulo (The Pendulum)
Dir: Fabián Bielinsky/ 1980/ 05’
Arden los juegos (Burning Games)
Dir: Gustavo Mosquera/ 1984/ 11’
El fueye (The Bandoneón)
Dir: Tristán Bauer/ 1982/ 6.’44’’
Dir: G. Zorraquin/Beda Docampo Feijóo 1975/ 10’
Dir: Victor Alejandro Gonzalez/ 1987/ 7’47’’
El eco (The Echo)
Dir: Ana Poliak/ 1983/ 3’30’’
Dir: esteban Sapir/ 1990/ 9’30’’
On the Day of the Dead, Leni, an old fisherman, uses photographs to bait his best and most beloved memories from the depths of the sea.
While rehearsing for a concert orchestra, eight musicians move around the city in a mysterious choreographed movement. Like a clockwork mechanism, they organize themselves to perpetrate a robbery.
Ana is going to a wedding party with two friends and hopes to meet someone. However, her expectations change when one of her friends reveals that her ex-boyfriend might be coming too.
Ana is a school teacher who tries to go on with her life after finding out she has a terminal disease. everyday situations end up overwhelming her and leading her to break the rules in the most unexpected moment.
An accident sets forth a group of young boys on a journey from the high roofs of their neighbourhood, through an apocalyptic landscape, to deep into the earth.