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The ghosts of a 19th-century slaughterhouse haunt the Brazilian Cinematheque: where cows would come to die, now films wind up. The former Central Market of Montevideo houses the Uruguayan Cinematheque. An old power plant is now the Film Museum in Buenos Aires. This triptych portrays and connects three film archives through the architecture and the interaction of buildings with urban life. Among the ruins of Latin American history, facing dictatorships, collapses and fires, several voices resonate and resist as best they can in a race against the passing of time and the obsolescence of cinema.
Nicolás Suárez has a PhD in Literature and is a screenwriter. He directed the short Centauro (2017) and co-directed Easy Ball (2015, 30th Festival) alongside Juan Fernández Gebauer. His book Obra y vida de Sarmiento en el cine was awarded at the Local and Federal Argentine Cinema Studies Contest.
G: Nicolás Suárez
F: Federico Lastra, Bruno Risas
E: Ana Godoy
S: Paula Ramírez
M: Gabriel Chwojnik
P: Mariana Luconi, Nicolás Suárez, Julia Alves, Diogo Hayashi
CP: Protón Cine, Sancho & Punta
I: Ava Rocha, María Alché, Daniel Hendler