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Under Construction (or, The Place I was Born No Longer Exists)
Ignacio Agüero’s influential film that transformed the story-driven logic of the Latin American documentary.
It took some time to notice, perhaps, but with Aquí se construye Ignacio Agüero was beginning to transform, in splendid isolation, the argumentative or story-driven logic of the Latin American documentary. He replaced it with an associative, unemphatic language that played with moods and emotion in quite unexpected ways. The initial urge to simply document the changing face of a Santiago neighborhood revealed an extraordinary sensitivity to the metaphorical potential of images. What atView more
$10 / $8 seniors and non-Harvard students / Harvard students admitted free
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Introduction by Andrés Di Tella
Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.
Film has English subtitles
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