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12th Mar del Plata International Cinema Festival - From 7 to 17 November, 1996, organized by the Argentinean Cinema Foundation, Cinema and Audio-Visual Arts National Institute, INCAA, and the Culture Secretariat of the Nation.
The image used at the emblem of the festival is an oil painting by the artist Nicolás García Uriburu, called “Ombú Cósmico”.
President: Julio Maharbiz (INCAA director)
Vice-president: Héctor Olivera (director and producer)
Artistic Director: Oscar Barney Finn (director)
International Relationships: Nicolás Sarquís (director) - Javier Torre (director)
Treasurer: Isaac Aizembeg (ARGENTORES President)
Manager: Eduardo Mera
Official Awards: Golden and Silver Ombú, designed by the sculptor Antonio Pujía.
International Cinematographic Press Federation Jury, FIPRESCI
Klaus Eder, President (Germany), Howard Feinstein (USA), Carlos Heli (Brazil), Lino Miccichè (Italy), Luciano Monteagudo (Argentina) and Homero Alsina Thevenet (Uruguay)
International Cinema and Audio-Visuals Catholic Organization Jury (O.C.I.C.)
Robert Molhant (Belgium), José María Poirer (Argentina), Robin David Peredo Flores (Bolivia), Daniel Paraná Sendrós (Argentina) and Imelda Teresita -Fidelis- Tibaldo H.S.P. (OCIC Los Angeles Office Secretary)