March 29 – Argentinian Filmmakers

Argentinean duo Grasso & Plaza

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Santiago “Bou” Grasso and Patricio Plaza’s films meet at the delicate border between documentary and fiction, confronting us with the violence and human tragedies that took place in Argentina during the military dictatorship of the late 1970s and early ’80s.

The post-colonial histories of Latin American countries have been characterized by periods of violence, censorship, discrimination, and loss of memory of the recent past. How do artists live and create in societies that are inherently defined by human catastrophes?

 

 

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