★★★ El Canto del Auricanturi, by Camila Rodríguez Triana, will be the only Latin American film present at the Karlovy Vary festival ★★★
★★★ Martín Benchimol won the Best Director award at the 47th Hong Kong International Film Festival for El castillo ★★★
★★★ The shooting of REAS, the new documentary by Lola Arias, begins in the former prison of Caseros ★★★
★★★ The Castle by Martín Benchimol will have it’s international premiere at Berlinale 2023 ★★★
★★★ Tha Castle, by Martin Benchimol, will be present at the IDFA Forum in the rough cuts section ★★★
★★★ The 11th Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bordeaux awarded the 2022 Grand Prix to Manuel Abramovich’s Pornomelancolía ★★★
★★★ The Castle, by Martín Benchimol, received the WIP LATAM INDUSTRY AWARD at the San Sebastian International Film Festival ★★★
★★★ Pornomelancolia, by Manuel Abramovich, will participate in the Official Competition of the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festival ★★★
★★★ The Castle by Martin Benchimol, a co-production with Sister Productions, was supported by CNC Aide aux Cinémas du Monde ★★★
★★★ La Pampa, by Andrés Di Tella, is one of the winning projects of the BACA Cluster Development Contest ★★★
★★★ El Castillo, by Martín Benchimol, was selected to participate in the DOK Leipzig Co-Pro Market ★★★
★★★ The Succession, by Martín Kalina, will participate in the San Sebastian Festival co-production forum ★★★
★★★ Pornomelancholia, de Manuel Abramovich, will participate in the WIP Latam of the San Sebastián Festival 2021.★★★
★★★ Andrés Di Tella’s new project LA PAMPA was one of those selected to participate in the Documentary Seminar of DocMontevideo ★★★
★★★ Pornomelancolia by Manuel Abramovich was selected to participate in the third edition of Catapulta Lab in the Work in Progress section. ★★★
★★★ Seeing red will have its international premiere in the framework of the Cinélatino Festival 2021 ★★★
★★★ Seeing red, by Toia Bonino, will participate in the Official Competition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival ★★★
★★★ Private Fiction premieres on July 9 on CINEAR TV ★★★
★★★ REAS, the new feature film by Lola Arias, won a development grant from the Sundance Institute ★★★
★★★ REAS, the documentary project by Lola Arias, received the Head-Genève Postproduction Award at Visions du Réel 2020 ★★★
★★★ Pornomelancolia will participate in the virtual edition of the TFI Network Meetings presented by AT&T and the Tribeca Film Institute ★★★
★★★ REAS, the next feature film by Lola Arias, will participate in the Pitchings du Réel, which will be held online this year ★★★
★★★ Private Fiction will be present at the fifth edition of Neighboring Scenes, at the Film at Lincoln Center ★★★
★★★ Private Fiction, by Andrés Di Tella, was the opening film of the 2019 Transcinema International Film Festival ★★★
★★★ Pornomelancolia, Manuel Abramovich’s latest project, began filming in Mexico and participated in the Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund of Los Cabos Film Festival ★★★
★★★ LINA DE LIMA, María Paz González first film will have its world premiere at TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival in September ★★★
★★★ FICCIÓN PRIVADA, Andrés Di Tella’s film will have its world premiere in Zabaltegi-Tabakalera of the San Sebastian Festival ★★★
★★★ Maria Paz Gonzalez’s project LINA DE LIMA received the Kaiju Award and the Lahaye Post Award at the WIP of the Buenos Aires Lab (BAFICI) ★★★
★★★ The film THEATRE OF WAR directed by Lola Arias won the Movistar Award + Award for Best Iberoamerican Documentary Feature Film at DocumentaMadrid 2019 ★★★
★★★ The PORNOMELANCHOLIA project directed by Manuel Abramovich was the winner in Pitching du Réel at the International Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland ★★★
★★★The film RUBEN BLADES IS NOT MY NAME, directed by Abner Benaim, received the Audience Award at the Costa Rica International Film Festival ★★★
★★★ The PORNOMELANCHOLIA project by Manuel Abramovich will be presented at the Visions du Réel Festival, in the Pitchings du Réel section. ★★★
★★★ Today, March 21, the documentary RUBEN BLADES IS NOT MY NAME, which accompanies one of the most important musicians in Latin America, opens in Argentina at Bama Cine Arte ★★★
★★★ After an intense selection round, IDFA Bertha Fund supported the COWBOY LOVE project directed by Manuel Abramovich in the classic line ★★★
★★★ RUBEN BLADES IS NOT MY NAME was screened on January 15 in Miami ★★★
★★★ THEATER OF WAR will be screened at the MoMA. On Sunday, February 24th at 7:30pm and Tuesday, February 26th at 4pm the film THEATER OF WAR directed by Lola Arias will be screened at the Doc Fortnight 2019 International Festival of MoMA (the Museum of Modern Art) Cinema and non-fiction media. ★★★
★★★ TEATRO DE GUERRA was nominated for Best Documentary at the Fénix Awards for Ibero-American Cinema. Manuel Abramovich, his director of photography is nominated for Best Documentary Photography. ★★★
★★★ YO NO ME LLAMO RUBEN BLADES is the candidate for Best Foreign Film to the Oscars representing panama. ★★★
★★★ TEATRO DE GUERRA is part of the competition at the BFI International Festival in London. and Will also participate in the Best of Fests section of the IDFA. ★★★
In September at the Teatro San Martin will be presented the theather play CAMPO MINADO and the movie THEATER OF WAR at Sala Leopoldo Lugones-; both directed by Lola Arias.
★★★ YO NO ME LLAMO RUBEN BLADES, directed by Abner Benaim, will be the opening film of the Festival of Lima and the Latin Festival of NYC! ★★★
Gema Juárez Allen will be a jury of graduation thesis of the 26th Generation of the EICTV along with Nerio Barberis, Jean Perret, Jacques Comets, Michael Chapman and J. Manuel Sepulveda.
YO NO ME LLAMO RUBEN BLADES have its premiere simultaneously in Panama, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Peru and Chile.
★★★ Gema Juárez Allen became a member of the Oscars Academy along with the Argentines Ricardo Darín, Mía Maestro, Fernando “Pino” Solanas, Andy Muschietti, Osvaldo Golijov, Emilio Kauderer and Barbara Muschietti. ★★★
Gema Juárez Allen will be tutor during the academy IDFA summer edition , along with Niels Pagh Andersen, Jesper Osmund among others.
Andrés Di Tella started shooting of his new documentary FICCIÓN PRIVADA
★★★THE DREAD, directed by Martin Benchimol and Pablo Aparo, was honored with the best documentary film award at Kraków Film Festival ★★★
★★★ THE DREAD, directed by Martin Benchimol and Pablo Aparo, received the Nou Talent Award at Docs Barcelona 2018 ★★★
★★★Theather of war ,The film by Lola Arias was honored with the best director award at the last BAFICI. The film was part of the Argentine Competition. ★★★
★★★The film by Pablo Aparo and Martín Benchimol was honored with the Special Jury Award at the 2018 Guadalajara International Film Festival.★★★
★★★The film by Abner Benaim won the 24 Beats Per Second Audience Award at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival★★★
★★★ The film by Lola Arias was honored with the CICAE Art Cinema Award and the Ecumenical Jury Award at the last Berlinale. ★★★
★ ★ The films by Lola Arias and Mónica Lairana will have their world premiere in the Forum section of the Berlinale 2018 ★ ★
Lola Arias debut feature documentary to be coproduced by the German broadcaster SWR – ARTE. Theatre of War was also supported by the World Cinema Fund and IDFA Bertha Fund.
★SOLDADO won FIPRESCI Award to the Best Film, ASA Award to Best Sound and ARGENTORES Award to Best Script at Mar del Plata International Film Festival ★
★★★★ THE DREAD, directed by Martin Benchimol and Pablo Aparo, received the Best Film Award at the Mid Length Competition at IDFA. YEAH!
★Soldado received a Special Mention of the Jury of the International Competition at the 2017 Cali IFF★
★TEATRO DE GUERRA, the directing debut of Lola Arias, was supported by the prestigious World Cinema Fund ★
SOLDADO was selected at the V Premio Rizoma, an international award ceremony organized by the spanish Rizoma Festival.
Gema will be a member of the Jury of the Short Film Competition at the prestigious IDFA, International Documentary Film Amsterdam.
SOLDADO by Manuel Abramovich will be present in the next weeks in the competitions of FIDOCS, CALI, Mar del Plata and at the Best of Fests of IDFA.
EL ESPANTO by Martin Benchimol and Pablo Aparo will be competing in the Medium Lenght Competition while SOLDADO by Manuel Abramovich was selected for the Best of Fests.
The film directed by Monica Lairana received the Work in Progress award at BoostNL, organised by the Netherlands Film Festival.
Gema Juárez Allen is part of the Jury of the Coproduction Forum at the next San Sebastian International Film Festival.
SOLDADO is part of the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera competition of the 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
Manuel Abramovich s latest documentary film, SOLDADO will be screened at DocMontevideo new edition and in the documentary competition of the Lima Film Festival.
Premiere of SOLDADO in Brazil in the International Competition of Olhar de Cinema – Festival Internacional de Curitiba
After receiving the support from Tribeca Film Institute, Programa Ibermedia and Go Cuba! World Cinema Amsterdam, OBRA DE CHOQUE will participate of La Fabrique du Cinémas.
★The documentary film directed by Pablo Aparo and Martín Benchimol received the Best Sound Award at BAFICI. Congratulations to Manuel de Andres our Sound Designer★
★ The project directed by Lola Arias wins the National Arts Council and Crows Nest PCG Awards at BAL 2017, BAFICI s work in progress screenings ★
Lola Arias new project was selected to participate of the WIP section of the BAL BAFICI. The project was pitched at the IDFA FORUM s Central Pitch.
Manuel Abramovich s new film will have its Latin American premiere at the 2017 FiCG Guadalajara. Later in April it will be part of the IFF Panama.
Gema Juárez Allen will be member of the Jury at the FICCI 57 in the Colombian competition along with Nadav Lapid (Israel) and Trevor Groth (Sundance IFF)
The new documentary by Manuel Abramovich is one of the 16 films nominated for the prestigious Glasshütte Original Documentary Award of the Berlinale.
DAMIANA KRYYGI directed by Alejandro Fernández Mouján and OSCURO ANIMAL by Felipe Guerrero are nominated to the Cinema Tropical Awards in the Best Documentary and Best First Film categories.
CAMINO A LA PAZ received four nominations for the Argentinean Academy Awards, the Premios Sur 2017.
★ Camino A La Paz wins the Young Jury Award in the 18th edition of Filmar en América Latina ★
★ Oscuro Animal wins the Audience Award in Trento Film Festival 2016 ★
★ El proyecto de Manuel Abramovich recibió el apoyo del fondo suizo de apoyo a la cinematografía Visions Sud Est para su finalización ★
★YO NO ME LLAMO RUBEN BLADES received the support of PROGRAMA IBERMEDIA in their coproduction funding line.★
LA CAMA the first film directed by Monica Lairana and starred by Sandra Sandrini and Alejo Mango received the support from ANCINE in the Prodecine 06 funding line for minor coproductons.
Francisco Varone s second feature film, AKITA, participates of the BrLab in the city of Sao Paulo in Brazil.
The documentary directed by Lola Arias was selected to participate at the Central Pitch of the IDFA FORUM next November. The Central Pitch is one of the most important industry events of the documentary world.
Felipe Guerrero’s OSCURO ANIMAL Wins Spanish Cooperation Award at San Sebastian International Film Festival
Damiana Kryygi, the documentary film by Alejandro Fernández Moujan received the Jury Mention at the 25th Biarritz Film Festival in France.
Oscuro Animal is nominated for Best Photography and Best Sound in the 2016 Fénix Awards. The ceremony of awards will take place in December in Mexico City.
327 Cuadernos by director Andrés Di Tella is nominated as Best Documentary in the 2016 Premios Fénix.
DAMIANA KRYYGI (2015), the film by Alejandro Fernández Mouján, was nominated for Best Documentary at the Condor Awards. The Award ceremony will take place the 03rd October in the city of Buenos Aires.
San Sebastian Film Festival will screen OSCURO ANIMAL as part of the first competitive edition of the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section while BIARRITZ will screen our documentary DAMIANA-KRYYGI in the documentary competition.
Oscuro Animal received the Best Film Award and the International Critics Award at Lima Film Festival.
Gema Juárez Allen will be part of the Jury of the International Documentary Competition of the 20th Festival de Cine de LIMA along with Nicolás Echevarría and Aldo Garay.
★ Oscuro Animal received the International Critics Award (Fipresci) at the 16th MFF TMobile Nowe Horyzonty at Wroclaw, Poland ★
★ Oscuro Animal by Felipe Guerrero received the Cinemateca Distrital – IDARTES Award at BAM Bogotá Audiovisual Market 2016 ★
LA CAMA, Monica Lairana s feature debut, received the support from World Cinema Fund Classic. The film will be coproduced along with Topkapi Films (NL), Sutor Kolonko (DE), 3 Moinhos (BR).
The project RUBEN BLADES IS NOT MY NAME was selected to participate at the BAM Bogotá Audiovisual Market that takes place in July in Bogotá.
Camino A La Paz will be presented at Munich IFF, one of the most important film festivals in Germany before its theatrical release in October.
Our film Oscuro Animal continues its tour
★ Our film receives the prestigious Grand Prix at the Tarskovsky Zerkhalo International Film Festival ★
★ Manuel Abramovich s feature documentary was one of the winners at the 2016 edition of BAL/BAFICI ★
★Our project VETERANOS, directed by Lola Arias, was supported by IDFA Bertha Fund Coproduction.★
Soldado will be on the next BAL, the project development lab by BAFICI.
★ ★ Oscuro Animal received 4 Awards at the Guadalajara Film Festival: Best Iberoamerican Film, Best Director, Best Photography and Best Actresses ★ ★
“Plaza Catedral” es una coproducción entre Apertura Films (Panamá) y Gema Films (Argentina). Más información en http://www.latamcinema.com/el-programa-ibermedia-apoya-56-proyectos-en-su-linea-de-coproduccion/
Gema Juárez Allen was chosen by VARIETY as one of the UP NEXT! Latinamerican producers in 2016.
Oscuro Animal is one of the Tigers of the IFFRotterdam 2016
The first feature film of Francisco Varone will have its commercial release on the 7th January 2016.
Andres Di Tella’s new film on the diaries of Ricardo Piglia will have its World Premiere at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, Zabaltegi section.
★ ★ Alejandro Fernandez Moujan s film received the prestigious Best Documentary Award 2015 from the American Society for Visual Anthropology ★ ★
The World Cinema Fund supported the project Oscuro Animal, the first feature by Felipe Guerrero.
DAMIANA was theatrically released on the 21st May in Buenos Aires with excellent reviews. MALBA and GAUMONT cinemas.
The first feature by Francisco Varone received a postproduction grant from DOHA FILM INSTITUTE.
Gema was invited to participate as a Jury of the Official Documentary Competition at Guadalajara IFF.
‘Camino a La Paz’ Francisco Varone s first feature film produced by Gema Films wins Cartagena IFF Puerto Lab, the new Work in Progress section.
El proyecto, segunda ficción del director panameño Abner Benaim recibió el VFF HIghtlihgt Pitch Award en el Coproduction Market de Berlin.
Felipe Guerrero first feature film received the support from HBF Plus. The project was presented along with the Dutch production house Viking Film, producer Marleen Slot.
The road movie starring Chino Laborde, Dipi Kvitko and maestro Greco was seen by over 50,000 people in Germany. The release in theatres in Argentina will be on the 27th November.
Our new project received the support from INCAA and was selected to participate at the copro market at Roma FF
Our film Camino a La Paz, starred by Rodrigo de la Serna, received production support from the Netherlands Film Fonds.
Francisco Varone s first feature film was supported by the German EZEF fund.
Oscuro Animal was selected to participate of the Coproduction Market at Riviera Maya Foro de Coproducción.
We are so happy to announce the theatrical release of EL OJO DEL TIBURON in Argentina on Thursday the 6th February.
Along with other 50 producers, Gema Juárez Allen was selected with Abner Benaim new project, to participate of the EAVE – EUROPEAN PRODUCERS NETWORK
Our new film was selected to compete at Guadalajara and Panama Film Festivals. Here we come!
Felipe Guerrero new project received the its first production support from FDC, the Colombian Film Fund for production.
CORTA Margenes Film Festival selected CORTA for the streaming event.
Andrés Di Tella new project received two important funds this month, CORFO Award for Development and Programa Ibermedia Award for Coproduction.
After Viennale and more than 20 International Film Festivals, El Ojo del Tiburón receives the Best Film Award at the 1 Edition of FIDBA, the Documentary Film Festival in Buenos Aires.
Francisco Varone road movie, starred by Rodrigo de la Serna, was selected to participate at the Coproduction Meetings of San Sebastian
Best Director Award at Cartagena Film Festival 2013 for Alejo Hoijman.
The film directed by Viviane Blumenschein has its premiere at BAFICI – Buenos Aires Film Festival
Selected to participate at the Guadalajara Film Festival Competition.
¡Vivan las Antípodas! is now available on DVD.
Luciana Terribili and Melina Terribili’s film part of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, the only A Festival in South America.
The film received the EN EL CUORE Award during its Premiere on the CinemaXXI Competition in Rome!
VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS has been selected for the 34 International Festival of New Latin American Film in La Habana, Cuba.
El Ojo de Tiburon World Premiere in the Roma Cinema Festival!
Award to Best Motion at Yekaterinburg Documentary Film Festival in Russia and Environment Award at the Internacional Festival of RIFF | Reykjavík
You can see ¡Vivan las Antípodas! in the month of October
Alejandro Fernández Mouján’s new film project was selected to participate at the DokLeipzig Coproduction Meetings.
¡Vivan las Antipodas! Release September 6th
Premiere of CORTA in Colombia!
¡Vivan las Antípodas! received the CINEMATIC VISION AWARD at SILVERDOCS Film Festival 2012!
Victor Kossakovsky received the KAMERAPREIS 2012 for his camera work in ¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS!
CORTA continues to tour Latin America’s most important film festivals: In June it will participate of DISTRITAL MEXICO, FIDOCS and LIMA INDEPENDIENTE.
Maestro Victor Kossakovsky receives the Best Film Award at 60th Trento International Film Festival.
Alejo Hoijman and The Shark´s Eye received the Latin America Media Arts Fund from the Tribeca Film Institute.
CORTA will participate of the new edition BAFICI. According to Critic Jaime Pena, one of the 20 films not to be missed at the festival!
Chapadmalal is out on DVD!
¡Vivan las Antípodas! received the Mayahuel to Best Documentary at the 27th Guadalajara International Film Festival!
El Ojo De Tiburon is finalist at Gucci Tribeca Latin America Media Arts Fund!
Vivan las Antipodas! will be competing in Colombia at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena in late February.
¡Vivan las Antípodas! received a Special Jury Mention at DocsBarcelona!
CORTA was selected for the Bright Future section at the International Film Festival Rotterdam!
Felipe Guerrero’s new film was awarded by Hubert Bals Fund with a postproduction grant in the Fall 2011 selection.
CHAPADMALAL by A new opportunity to see CHAPADMALAL, the documentary by Alejandro Montiel in the FECITRES. Montiel will be screened at Responsible Tourism Film Festival, from 3rd to 9th November at Km.3 INCAA ARTECINEMA.
Nominated by the European Film Academy in the category European Film Documentary Award 2011 – Prix Arte
Victor Kossakovsky’s film will open the 26th edition of the Mar del Plata Film Festival. The film is also in the International Competition along titles such as “This is not a Film” Jafar Panahi, “Faust” Alexander Sokurov, among others.
Luciana and Melina Terribili’s project has been selected to participate at the Work in Progress of Mar del Plata International Film Festival.
Victor Kossakovsky’s Antipodas was received with excelent reviews after opening the 68th Venice Film Festival.
UN DIA GRIS, UN DIA AZUL, IGUAL AL MAR, was selected during DOCMONTEVIDEO to participate at the 2012 DocsBarcelona Forum.
¡Vivan Las Antípodas! will be part of the Opening Gala of the 68th Venice International Film Festival.
CORTA received the support from IBERMEDIA for Production!
CORTA, Felipe Guerrero’s new project was selected to participate at Carte Blanche – OPEN DOORS at the Locarno Film Festival.
Viviane Blumenschein’s new film received the support from EURIMAGES!
Felipe Guerrero’s project about sugar cane cutters from Valle del Cauca in Colombia, received the support from the prestigious Centre National des Arts Plastiques on its Images / Mouvement line.
UN DIA GRIS, UN DIA AZUL, IGUAL AL MAR was selected along other 13 LatinAmerican projects to participate of the DocMontevideo pitching sessions.
Chino Laborde, Dipi Kvitko and Master Pablo Greco will be the stars of the next feature documentary produced by Gema Films, Cheek to Cheek.
El Ojo De Tiburon topped the BAL-BAFICI! Two postproduction awards. A proud producer!
El Ojo De Tiburon, Alejo Hoijman’s new feature documentary received the production support from CINEREACH.
Gema Juárez Allen was one of the 5 international producers selected to participate in EURODOC, a training program directed by Thierry Garrel, Erkki Astala, Jacques Bidou & Heino Deckert.
In May Chapadmalal will be screened at Cineclub Hugo del Carril (Cordoba) and at Una Mirada Mayor (Santa Fé)