During the late 1990s, Lucrecia Martel (b. 1966) emerged as one of the leading directors of the highly acclaimed New Argentine Cinema. With her features, La ciénaga/The Swamp, La niña santa/The Holy Girland La mujer sin cabeza/The Headless Woman, Martel established herself as one of the most celebrated female auteurs in Latin America. The critically acclaimed Zama, which premiered in Venice in 2017, after a nine-year hiatus, catapulted her into the pantheon of arthouse cinema. She is currently working on a documentary of the story of murdered photographer and indigenous land rights activist Javier Chocobar, slain while fighting the removal of his community from their ancestral land in Argentina.
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Earlier Event: February 27Kianí y Jerry Medina: Traigo de todo concert @IBA_Boston
Later Event: March 3Ethnofictions by Laura Huertas Millán @HFA_theatre