BAFICI - Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival 2019

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The 21st edition of the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI) organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, will take place from April 3rd to April 14th, 2019, with a program featuring hundreds of independent films from every continent, for all tastes and ages, including world premieres, classics and movies for kids.

The opening night will be on Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Amphitheater of Parque Centenario, with the projection of the movie Claudia by Sebastián De Caro.

This year the main venue of the Festival will be the cinema complex Multiplex Belgrano, and the meeting point at Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta (Av. Juramento & Obligado), where visitors will be able to enjoy open air films screenings and live music shows among many other activities.

Some of the Sections in the Festival are:

° International, Latin American & Argentinian Competitions.

° Panorama: the biggest section in the Festival, organized in themes like Music, Nocturne, Passion, Movies about Movies, Comedy, Artists in Action, Places, Opera Prima, among others.

° Baficito (Little Bafici): In this edition, the Festival continues with the Baficito Section successfully inaugurated in 2009 with programming dedicated to kids.

° Marathon Bafici: This year the Festival will feature the Marathon BAFICI on April 6th from 2:00 pm to 12:00 am, and on April 7th from  2:00 pm to 9:00 pm, a 2-day event that will take place in the neighborhood of Belgrano, on Juramento between Cabildo & Cuba, with FREE open air cinema, interactive activities, participative installations, visual arts on walls, recitals, workshops, classes, and much more.

° Buenos Aires Lab: The Buenos Aires Lab (BAL) is BAFICI’s platform for the development and co-production of film projects aimed at supporting the production, sales and distribution of Latin American cinema.

Tickets will go on sale through the Festival's website on March 27th.
Or in person at:
From March 27th to April 3rd:
Multiplex Belgrano (Vuelta de Obligado 2199 and 2238), every day from 10 am to 8 pm.
Tu Entrada (Viamonte 560, shop no. 6), on weekdays from 10 am to 8 pm and on Saturdays from 12 to 8 pm.
Starting April 4th: (From 2 hours before the beginning of the venue’s first screening up to the start time of the last one):
Multiplex Belgrano -  Vuelta de Obligado 2199
Espacio INCAA Cine Gaumont - Av. Rivadavia 1635
Sala Leopoldo Lugones - Av. Corrientes 1529
Alianza Francesa - Av. Córdoba 946
● The price of the general admission is AR$70, and AR$50 for students and seniors and for all the BAFICITO screenings.
●When purchasing your tickets, please consider the time gap between films because once the screening begins, you will not be able to enter the theatre and your ticket will no longer be valid.

Free tickets for screenings and activities held at the following venues have to be booked in advance through the Festival's website:
Usina del Arte
Museo Histórico Sarmiento
El Moderno
Espacio Cultural Julián Centeya
Espacio Cultural Adán Buenosayres
Espacio Cultural Resurgimiento
Espacio Cultural Carlos Gardel
And activities at Multiplex Belgrano.
● Limited to 1 (one) ticket per person per screening/activity.
●Reserved tickets can be collected from 2 (two) hours before the beginning of the show at the venue’s Information Desk.
● Reservations will be valid until 30 minutes before the start of the screening/activity.. After that time, the tickets will be released to the public.

Admission on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to venue capacity at the following venues:
Amphitheater of Parque Centenario
Garden of Museum Larreta
Marathon BAFICI
BAFICI in the Neighborhoods
Casa Brandon
El Bar de Kowalski
JJ Circuito Cultural
La Casona de Humahuaca
La Casa del Árbol
Centro Cultural Morán
Estación Juramento (Juramento Metro Station, Line D)

For more information, schedules and complete programs, visit BAFICI 2019 official website.
Or download the full program here and catalog of films here.

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