Films by Language


Bombón - El Perro

Carlos Sorin

The gift of a daunting Dogo Argentino show dog provides unexpected opportunities for a laid-off pump attendant in this tender-hearted tale from Patagonia.

Duck Season

Temporada de patos

Fernando Eimbcke

“If there's such a thing as a film cruising by on pure charm, that's just what this debut feature does.” — Shane Danielson, Edinburgh International Film Festival

The Future of Food

Deborah Koons Garcia

The Future of Food gets to the elemental truths about genetically modified seeds and produce.” — Laura Singara, Village Voice

Little Sky

El cielito

María Victoria Menis

Tender, suspenseful, beautifully observed tale of the bond that develops between a young Argentinian farmhand and the farmers’ neglected baby.


Andrés Wood

"Machuca... is both sweet and stringent, attuned to the wonders of childhood as well as its cruelty and terror." — A.O. Scott, NY Times

Mad Hot Ballroom

Marilyn Agrelo

Ballroom dancing teams from three New York public elementary schools prepare for competition. This irresistible picture of the civilising power of music, dance and inspired teaching may leave you hankering to move the kids to Manhattan.


Jonathan Nossiter

“A fascinating picture on wine as business and pleasure, poetry and philosophy, a way of life and a form of colonialism.” — Philip French, The Observer

Pin Boy


Ana Poliak

This candid portrait of working life and camaraderie in a Buenos Aries bowling alley is a fine example of new Argentinian cinema.

Rolling Family

Familia rodante

Pablo Trapero

Family chaos takes to the road in this amiable comedy from Argentina. “Slyly funny… a multi-generational road movie proving that the family that travels together unravels together.” — Nigel Andrews, Financial Times

The Sea Inside

Mar adentro

Alejandro Amenábar

Javier Bardem is superb in this year’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, the true story of Ramón Sampedro, who famously fought the Spanish government for the right to end his life.

The Take

Avi Lewis

Filmmaker Avi Lewis introduces his documentary (co-authored with Naomi Klein) following the efforts of laid-off Argentinian workers to occupy and restart factories abandoned after the 2001 economic collapse.


Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll

Connoisseurs of the deadpan and the droll are invited to check out the Uruguayan sock factory movie. “A pint-size pleasure.” — NY Times