Author´s Outlook Selection

 

Actor Martinez — Nathan Silver, Mike Ott

Actor Martinez
USA | 2015 | Color | 75 min.

La frontera entre realidad y ficción, un tema constante en la cinematografía, vuelve a tratarse en este filme de los directores independientes Silver y Ott ...read more
 

Sunset Song — Terence Davies

Sunset Song
United Kingdom-Luxembourg | 2015 | Color | 135 min.

Considered among the most important auteurs of British cinema in the last decades, Terence Davies comes back after a four year hiatus and does it with an...read more
 

The Movement — Benjamín Naishtat

The Movement
Argentina-South Korea | 2015 | B&W | 70 min.

The new film by up and coming director Benjamin Naishtat mixes a series of elements from historical epic, political thriller and western to offer...read more
 

The Winds Know I’m Coming Back Home — José Luis Torres Leiva

The Winds Know I’m Coming Back Home
Chile | 2015 | Color | 102 min.

In the eighties, a young couple disappeared mysteriously in southern Chile, creating all kinds of rumors and legends on the subject. This story was the...read more
 

In Jackson Heights — Frederick Wiseman

In Jackson Heights
USA | 2015 | Color | 190 min.

Bengali women who take classes to obtain American nationality, Muslims praying in a living room, Mexican migrants earning their living and...read more
 

Eve Doesn’t Sleep — Pablo Agüero

Eve Doesn’t Sleep
Argentina-Spain-France-Mexico | 2015 | Color | 85 min.

1952, Eva Perón dies aged 32 due to cancer. A Spanish anatomist embalms her in a perfect way, he even corrects a few imperfections on the skin of this woman...read more
 

Evolution — Lucile Hadzihalilovic

Evolution
France-Belgium-Spain | 2015 | Color | 81 min.

In this film, director Lucile Hadzihalilovic utilizes again some of the themes already present in her previous films, such as the processes of maturity, the female condition...read more
 

Francofonia — Aleksandr Sokurov

Francofonia
France-Germany-Netherlands | 2015 | Color-B&W | 88 min.

After 13 years of making his Russian Ark at the Hermitage of St. Petersburg, Russian filmmaker Aleksandr Sokurov shows again the entrails of an important...read more
 

Story of Judas — Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche

Story of Judas
France | 2015 | Color | 90 min.

On his fifth feature, director Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche attempts a fresh gaze at one of the most disputed figures of history: Judas Iscariot, who in this film is...read more
 

Incident Light — Ariel Rotter

Incident Light
Argentina-France-Uruguay | 2015 | B&W | 95 min.

Luisa’s husband dies in an accident. She is a refined and elegant woman, incapable of overcoming loss and the responsibilities she now faces: she...read more
 

No Home Movie — Chantal Akerman

No Home Movie
Belgium-France | 2015 | Color | 115 min.

“A swansong”, “the compendium of an original and sincere work”, “a deeply moving essay” are only some of the phrases international critics have used in trying to describe...read more
 

Oleg y las raras artes — Andrés Duque

Oleg y las raras artes
Spain | 2016 | Color | 67 min.

As a boy he was considered a genius and even went so far as to play the piano for Josef Stalin. He has dedicated his life to music, composing scores for both film...read more
 

Dark in the White Light — Vimukthi Jayasundara

Dark in the White Light
Sri Lanka-France | 2015 | Color | 82 min.

With an oeuvre that constantly blurs the line between reality and fiction, mixes surrealism with humour and cinema with visual arts, Vimukthi...read more
 

Peace to Us in Our Dreams — Sharunas Bartas

Peace to Us in Our Dreams
Lithuania-France-Russia | 2015 | Color | 107 min.

Premiered at the Director’s Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival 2015, the eighth feature by Lithuanian filmmaker Sharunas Bartas explores the difficulties of...read more
 

How Heavy This Hammer — Kazik Radwanski

How Heavy This Hammer
Canada | 2015 | Color | 75 min.

With his second feature, Canadian director Kazik Radwanski confirms his well-deserved spot in the growing panorama of Canadian cinema: he is one...read more
 

Afternoon — Tsai Ming-liang

Afternoon
Taiwan | 2015 | Color | 137 min.

Shown out of competition at the Venice Film Festival, this non-fiction film is a pretext for the enfant terrible of the Asian cinema to open up in front of the camera, after a kind of artistic...read more
 

A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery — Lavrente Indico Diaz

A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery
Philippines-Singapour | 2015 | B&W | 485 min.

As in almost all of his previous films, the new work by Filipino master Lav Diaz is a rather unique aesthetic experience for the viewer, not...read more