Selected International Film Festivals

Buenos Aires International Film Festival (BAFICI)

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente
Avenue Corrientes 1530 - 7° Piso
C1042AAO Buenos Aires
Argentina
phone +54-11-43 72 95 85
fax +54-11-43 74 03 20
https://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/cultura/bafici
email: info@bafici.gov.ar

Artistic Director
Mr. Javier Porta Fouz

Programmer
Ms. Paloma Dema

Year of Foundation 1999

Event Date from 17 March 2021 till 28 March 2021

Event Date

in Buenos Aires, Argentina

International Competition

Sections International Official Competition (Fiction and Documentary), Human Rights Competition, Avant Garde & Genre Competition, Retrospectives, Thematic sections

Terms of Entry feature film competition: first, second and third film of a director, productions must have been completed after January 2018, no prior screening in Argentina (preferably international premiere)

Subtitles English subtitles necessary Spanish subtitles recommended

Format 16 mm, 35 mm, DCP, Digital File

Registration Deadline 20 December 2019

Fees none

Attendance Figures 390,000

Participants of the Film Industry national and international directors, producers, distribution companies, press, critics, institutions

Prizes/Awards Best Fiction Feature Film, Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actor/Actress, Special Jury Award

German Films

2021

International Official Competition
ORPHEA by Alexander Kluge, Khavn (Kairos Film, Rapid Eye Movies)

Careers
THE LOBBY by Heinz Emigholz (DE/AR, Pym Films)

Music
THE LIVING MAN by Oleg Novkovic (RS/DE/BG, Ostlicht filmproduktion)

Portraits
A NEW ENVIRONMENT - HEINRICH KLOTZ ON ARCHITECTURE AND NEW MEDIA by Christian Haardt
THE CHIMNEY SWIFT (DER SCHORNSTEINSEGLER) by Frédériv Schuld

Families
HOW MY GRANDMOTHER BECAME A CHAIR by Nicolas Fattouh (DE/QA/LB, Fabian&Fred)

Number of Films Shown 500 in 1,100 screenings

Media Coverage all national media, Latin American media and foreign press

Evaluation The festival has its focus on young independent filmmakers, who are innovativ and show new directions. It is a meeting point for the new generation, workshops and seminars offer excellent contact opportunities. The recent festival editions not only attracted a huge number of spectators, also a large number of distributors attended the screening looking for new films.

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