Co-religionist of the presidential candidate in Argentina defends the closure of the Nationwide Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts
Representatives of the 25 Argentine productions current on the San Sebastián movie competition protested this Sunday, the twenty fourth, in opposition to the far-right candidate within the presidential elections Javier Milei. Actor Leonardo Sbaraglia and director Santiago Mitre, dressed warmly by the director of the competition on this northern Spanish metropolis, José Luis Rebordinos, posed on the steps of the Kursaal palace, the occasion’s fundamental venue, behind an Argentine flag with the motto “Argentine Cinema united”. In a manifesto launched on the identical time, the filmmakers expressed their “deep concern over the phrases of the presidential candidate of a far-right celebration who threatens to shut the Nationwide Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts”, INCAA.
Ramiro Marra, candidate for head of presidency of town of Buenos Aires by La Libertad Avanza, Milei’s caption, just lately wrote “let’s shut INCAA”, on her profile on X (previously Twitter). In a message on the identical social community, the San Sebastián Pageant needed to point out its “assist for Argentine cinema, INCAA and the remainder of the nation’s cultural establishments”. Argentine cinema has a outstanding presence within the 71st version of the competition, with two movies competing within the Official Exhibition: “La Práctica”, by Martín Rejtman, and “Puan”, by María Alché and Benjamín Naishat, along with contributing to virtually half of the productions of the Horizontes Latinos exhibition, devoted to Latin American cinema.