Los Angeles Premiere! TRACES AND MEMORY OF JORGE PRELORÁN (HUELLAS Y MEMORIA DE JORGE PRELORÁN), 2010, 79 min. Dir. Fermin Alvarez Rivera. Filmmaker and UCLA professor Jorge Prelorán (1933-2009) documented Argentina as nobody else did before or after him, shooting more than 60 ethnobiographical documentaries. This intelligent documentary turns the camera on Prelorán and his work, telling the story of his prolific career and the ways in which he gave Argentina a new cinematic identity. [35mm] Poster image credit: Juan Pablo Sanchez Noli/lagaceta.
Added by AmericanCinematheque on November 1, 2010