Posts Tagged 'Buenos Aires'


Las Acacias

The first feature film from Argentine director Pablo Giorgelli has been a huge success. Las Acacias won the Caméra d’Or (Best First Film) at the 2011 Cannes Festival, the New Horizons Prize at San Sebastian and the Sutherland Award for

Las Acacias

Las Acacias is a drama that focuses on a truck driver named Ruben (played by German de Silva), who is told to give Jacinta (Hebe Duarte) a lift from Paraguay to Buenos Aires. Unbeknown to him, Jacinta is bringing her


Latin American Films at London Film Festival

The 55th BFI London Film Festival will be taking place from Wednesday 12th until Thursday 27th October, and as usual, includes a healthy selection of Latin American films.

Patagonia (Film Review)

Not many people realise the close link that exists between Wales and Argentina. In the mid-19th century many Welsh citizens were invited by the Argentine government to come live in Patagonia and many obliged. Patagonia takes this background as it’s starting point in a story of two simultaneous and very different road movies.


River Tango 2011 – London’s International Tango Festival

River Tango returns to London in September for an even bigger Tango Festival than ever before. 4 days of performances, workshops, live music and free dance classes will make River Tango one of the biggest Tango festivals London has ever

Un Mono Azul’s Argentunes

New mix from Argentina’s Un Mono Azul featuring a wide variety of electronic, tropical and dance sounds from well-known names like El Remolon, La Portuaria and the legendary Charly Garcia sit alongside the lesser-known names of KRMPCK and Catnapp.

Exploring England’s Latin North

¡VAMOS! festival is a celebration of Latin culture that takes place in NewcastleGateshead every year. JungleDrums headed northwards to find out what the festival’s about.


The 1-2-3-4 Shoreditch Festival

One of the trendiest festivals in London. Well, it is based in Shoreditch after all! However, it does offer the chance to see Polen, a bunch of rowdy electro-rockers from Buenos Aires who are pretty damn good! And trendy!

Snapping Back to the Future

Argentinian photographer Irina Werning’s project Back to the Future, exploring the relationship between our present and past selves, has been taking the internet by storm.

Transtango and Transamba @ King’s Place

Two nights of entertainment at King’s Place place Tango and Samba at the forefront. Transtango which looks at the role of tango in defining Buenos Aires as an urban city shaped by European and African influence, and Transamba which does