SANTIAGO’S JOURNEY (2018) Documentary
| 80 Min
| Tristán Bauer
This film looks for the motives behind the death of Argentine social activist Santiago Maldonado. In a country of 30,000 disappeared, this new disappearance generated indignation from family members, human rights organizations and society as a whole. In October 17, 78 days after his disappearance, when the body of Santiago appeared on the banks of the Chubut River, this documentary begun. Narrated by actor Darío Grandinetti and music by León Gieco.
Festivals & Awards
40th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana: Special Jury Mention; Cybervote Award for Best Documentary from the Foundation of New Latin American Cinema
Tristán Bauer (born June 22, 1959) is an Argentine filmmaker and screenwriter. His work has received several international awards, particularly for his films Iluminados por el fuego (“Illuminated by Fire”, Goya Award), Después de la tormenta (‘After the Storm”) and Cortázar (Silver Condor Award). Since 2007, Bauer has served as the director of the Public Media System of Argentina. He has been responsible for the creation of Argentina’s Ministry of Education Canal Encuentro TV network and is a member of the Board of Directors of the pan-Latin American network teleSUR.