BAFICI: Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival

bafici_15jpgBAFICI was born in 1999 and has ever since grown to become one of the most prominent film festivals in the world, placed as it is in a privileged position on the international film agenda.

The festival is considered as one of the most oustanding festivals of the world.

In the span of its comprehensive programming the festival comprises several cultural expressions and gathers acclaimed directors and new talents within a dynamic atmosphere.

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El loro y el cisne (courtesy of BAFICI)

With its wide range of films including Argentine, Latin American and worldwide premieres as well as well-deserved retros, BAFICI is the greatest, most prestigious event for the independent cinema in Latin America.

In this edition, there will be 426 movies, between full lenght and short ones, in 22 theatres in 11 venues. For the first time, there will be 3d performances. Among other special guests, Spanish Santiago Segura and French Jacques Doillon will take part in this event.

Check the film schedule here: http://festivales.buenosaires.gob.ar/bafici/home13/web/es/events/index.html

And don’t forget to purchase your tickets ahead! You can do it online: http://festivales.buenosaires.gob.ar/bafici/home13/web/es/events/index.html

Feeling a little overwhelmed by the BAFICI catalogue and not sure where to start? Here’s a list of ten films, recommended by The Argentina Independent online newspaper, that you may still be in time to get tickets for — but move quickly, as most of the films on this list are sure to sell out!: http://www.argentinaindependent.com/top-story/bafici-2013-ten-films-to-look-out-for/
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