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The International Mar del Plata Film Festival Presents Its May Special on CINE.AR PLAY

The International Mar del Plata Film Festival Presents Its May Special on CINE.AR PLAY

The International Mar del Plata Film Festival together with CINE.AR PLAY presents a selection of Argentine films that were part of previous editions of the festival. Offering a diverse showing of work from all over Argentina, with new selections being screened every other Wednesday of the month, so you can enjoy the best of our cinema CINE.AR PLAY. This series is one part of the many activities that the International Mar del Plata Film Festival will undertake this year on its way to its 36th edition.
 

Selection of films from the International Mar del Plata Film Festival available starting Wednesday, May 12:


La huella de Tara, by Georgina Barreiro (2018)          
Argentine Competition, 33rd Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

The film explores the unique atmosphere of Khechuperi, a community located on the shores of a sacred lake, immersed in the fascinating Himalayas west of Sikkim, India. It immerses us in the lives of four brothers, portraying the ancestral tradition of the Bhutia people, influenced by the transformations of globalization through the eyes of the young generations.
 

Cortázar & Antín: Cartas iluminadas, by Cinthia Rajschmir (2018)    
Careers - Official Selection out of Competition, 35th Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

In the intense 60s, the young filmmaker Manuel Antín met Julio Cortázar. Their letters traveled back and forth across the Atlantic and Manuel makes three films based on Julio's stories, generating a cinema of ideas that breaks the mold of his times. An ocean away, they write the script of Circe together. Cortázar's letters reveal a tension between the writer who advances on the director's space and the director who tries to avoid the sinuous link between literature and cinema, while forces hidden in the stories, embodied in characters that have passed to the screen, gravitate dangerous and mysteriously.
 

Neruda, by Pablo Larraín (2016)          
Opening Film, 31st Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

The film narrates the hunt by Inspector Peluchonneau to bring the poet Pablo Neruda to prison after the communist party was declared illegal. Together with his wife, Delia del Carril, Neruda goes into hiding, and both undertake a journey of no return in which the legend of the poet is forged.
 

Pinamar, by Federico Godfrid (2016)   
Argentina Feature Film Competition, 31st Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

Pablo and Miguel, two brothers, travel to Pinamar to scatter their mother's ashes and sell the family apartment. There they begin to get to know an attractive young woman named Laura. Between tensions, duels, loyalties and understandings they must mourn their loss.
 

El cuadrado perfecto, by Pablo Bagedelli (2018)         
Panorama of Argentine Cinema, 33th Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

A documentary that reveals the universe of people who train dogs to maintain a specific pose. Strict rules and the people willing to enforce them.


Tiempo perdido, by Francisco Novick and Natalio Pagés (2019)          
Panorama of Argentine Cinema, 34th Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

An Argentine academic living abroad returns home to meet his old high school teacher, his role model in life. However, the meeting will take an unexpected turn.


Pinball, by Nicanor Loreti (2019)         
Argentine Short Film Competition, 34th Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

Two foolish criminals. A kidnapping. All hell breaks loose.


Mientras las olas, by Delfina Gavaldá and Carmen Rivoira  (2018)      
Argentine Short Film Competition, 33rd Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

Julia separates herself from her environment after a silent identity crisis, and sets out on a journey in the hope of finding something that can help her figure things out.


La luz incidente, by Ariel Rotter (2015)           
International Competition, 30th Edition of the International Mar del Plata Film Festival

Since the accident, Luisa has not been able to put her life back together. But when a mysterious and seductive stranger enters her life and eagerly proposes for her to start over, Luisa faces the mourning that she had been trying to avoid.
 

Vendrán lluvias suaves, by Iván Fund (2018)
International Competition, 33rd Edition of the Intenational Mar del Plata Film Festival

In a small provincial town, a strange phenomenon plunges all adults into an uninterrupted lethargy. The children, between games and waiting, discover the vicissitudes of a new time.
 

Cómo funcionan casi todas las cosas, by Fernando Salem (2015)     
Argentine Feature Film Competition, 30th Edition of the Intenational Mar del Plata Film Festival

Hoping to find her mother, a tollbooth worker becomes a door-to-door sales woman of an encyclopedia that answers the mysteries of life.
 

La cárcel del fin del mundo, by Lucía Vassallo (2013)
Argentine Panorama, 28th Edition of the Intenational Mar del Plata Film Festival

The Ushuaia prison functioned until 1947 and then served to become the current naval base. Both institutions are the origin of the southernmost city in the world. In the collective imagination, the place has always been synonymous with a journey of no return.

         
The Intenational Mar del Plata Film Festival is the only Class A Festival. Organized by the Argentina National Institute of Film and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA), promotes cinematic activity in all of its forms, and on the institutes screens it exhibits films from a diversity of origins, topics and styles. The Festival brings together the tradition of classical cinema with the newest tendencies, voices and technologies.

CINE.AR PLAY is the video on demand platform of INCAA and ARSAT, in which you can enjoy a catalogue of free feature length films, series and short films of all genres and styles. It is easy to use and available all over the world. You can view the contents from a computer, tablet, cell phone or Smart TV.