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Tales of bumbling heists, thrilling hunts and hilarious, apocalyptic revenge – the inaugural Argentine Film Festival lands at The Projector with a diverse selection of six acclaimed films that covers all the major genres from comedy to animation. Don’t miss it, just over one weekend only!

 

THE GERMAN DOCTOR
(WAKOLDA)
20 Sept, Thurs 8pm
dir. Lucia Puenzo
2013 | Argentina | Historical thriller | In Spanish with English subtitles |
93 mins | PG13

The story follows Josef Mengele, the “Angel of Death”, a German SS officer and a physician at the Auschwitz concentration camp, in the years he spent “hiding”, along with many other Nazi’s, in South America.

NINE QUEENS
(NUEVE REINAS)
21 Sept, Fri 8pm
dir. Fabián Bielinsky
2000 | Argentina | Crime, Drama | In Spanish with English subtitles |
114 mins | NC16

Buonos Aires. Two-small time swindlers, a young man and a veteran in the art of conning, get caught up in a matter that can make them millionaires. The challenge? They have less than 24 hours to succeed.

ALL ABOUT ASADO
(TODO SOBRE EL ASADO)
22 Sept, Sat 5pm
dir. Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat
2016 | Spain | Documentary | In Spanish with English subtitles |
90 mins | PG13

Roasting is primitive and contemporary, wild and refined, an art and a science. For the first time, a film delves into various aspects of the barbecue, and it does so with testimony from the workers, chefs and psychologists.

THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES
(EL SECRETO DE SUS OJOS)
22 Sept, Sat 8pm
dir. Juan José Campanella
2009 | Spain | Crime, Drama | In Spanish with English subtitles |
129 mins | M18

A retired legal counsellor starts writing a novel hoping to find closure for an unresolved homicide case and his unreciprocated love for his superior – both of which still haunt him decades later.

UNDERDOGS
(METEGOL)
23 Sept, Sun 2.30pm
dir. Juan José Campanella
2013 | Spain | Animation, Comedy, Adventure | In Spanish with English subtitles |
106 mins | PG

UNDERDOGS tells the story of the players of a soccer team that come alive to help Amadeo, a shy boy who has to overcome his fears, face a school bully and discover love and friendship with players of the foosball game.

WILD TALES
(RELATOS SALVAJES)
23 Sept, Sun 5pm
dir. Damián Szifron
2014 | Spain | Comedy |
In Spanish with English subtitles |
122 mins | M18

Six tales of revenge unfold in stories that take their characters’ emotions to outrageous extremes. Murder, violence and betrayal mark the actions of individuals as the worst of them are brought out.

 

Tickets are $13.50. Concessions are available.

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