The Mar del Plata International Film Festival announces the extension of Domingo Di Núbila Contest. Critical Studies will be received until September 29th.
The purpose of the International Contest for Critical Studies of Argentine Cinema, "Domingo Di Núbila" is to foster the theoretical studies on the national film industry and therefore, summons researchers, teachers, critics, directors, film students and general public from around the world. The current edition theme is "The Film and the Audiovisual Industry in Argentina: aesthetics, historiographic problems, authors and styles, technology and means”.
It is expected that the essays, from an original and theoretically based perspective, deal with topics related the Argentine Film and Audiovisual Industry, either in their historical stages, in their conceptual problems or on their contemporary modes of expression and development.
A first prize of AR$15,000 in cash will be awarded and two special mentions consisting of diplomas.
The winner will also receive a free trip from any place in Argentina to the Mar del Plata Film Festival, which will include two nights of hotel accommodation.
In addition, five papers will be selected to be published in the Festival website, in www.mardelplatafilmfest.com and in a special section of the electronic magazine Imagofagia, the academic publication by AsAECA.