Argentine Film Festival

INDO CINE APPRECIATION FOUNDATION in association with Embassy of Argentina, New Delhi are organizing an Argentine Film Festival on 17, 18 and 19th September 2018 at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Chennai – 600 018

Venue : Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Chennai
Date : 17th to 19th, September 2018

Schedule

1.  THINKING OF HIM | Pensando en él | 2017 | Dir: Pablo César | 17 Sep 2018 | 6:15 pm

Two stories intertwine over the time. In the present, Felix, pessimistic and lazy teacher encounter a book that dazzles him, while he teaches geography in a detention center for minors. In the past Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali poet, author of the book that has come to Felix arrives in Argentina and hosted by Victoria Ocampo, who lives a brief and innocent romance.

2. GODMOTHER | Madraza | 2017 | 94 min | Dir: Hernan Aguilar | 18 Sep 2018 | 6:00 pm

A housewife living in the slums of Buenos Aires becomes an assassin for hire to overcome the struggles of her emotional emptiness and tough economic situation. An intelligent and romantic detective investigates the murders. Stained of sexual tension, the relationship between the Detective and Matilde is both funny and refreshing.          Wins: 4, Nominations: 3

3. THE LAST ELVIS | El último Elvis | 2012 | 91 min | Dir: Armando Bo | 18 Sep 2018 | 7:35 pm

The film looks into the unique world of the Buenos Aires celebrity-impersonator scene, where Carlos “Elvis” Gutierrez is a divorced singer with a young daughter named Lisa Marie, who he rarely sees. Carlos has always lived his life as if he was the reincarnation of Elvis Presley – in denial of reality.                                                  Wins: 14, Nominations: 9

4. LOCK CHARMER | El cerrajero | 2014 | 87 min | Dir: Natalia Smirnoff | 19 Sep 2018 | 6:00 pm

Sebastian, a locksmith who doesn’t believe in committed relationships, learns from his recent girlfriend, Monica that she’s pregnant and he might be the father. At the same time, he discovers a strange power: when he fixes people’s locks, he gets a vision into their lives-a sudden flash revealing their feelings.            Win: 1, Nominations: 5

5. DOG LADY | La mujer de los perros | 2015 | 98 min | Dir: Laura Citarella, Verónica Llinás19 Sep 2018 | 7:30 pm

A woman lives in a tumbledown, open-sided shed in the fields around the undeveloped outskirts of Buenos Aires, within walking distance of human habitation. With her 10 dogs, she forages, hunts with a slingshot, and picks fruit from nearby trees. When needed, she goes to a nearby water spigot, but prefers to avoid the unpleasant human contact (name-calling teens) she encounters there. Wins: 3, Nominations: 6

Venue : Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Chennai
Date : 17th to 19th, September 2018

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