San Sebastian Film Festival 2023

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Almamula (Country: France, Argentina, Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Juan Sebastián Torales; Writer: Juan Sebastián Torales; Stars: Nicolás Díaz, Martina Grimaldi, María Soldi, Cali Coronel)
12-year-old Nino is assaulted for being homosexual. In an effort to protect the boy, his parents move the family to a small rural village.
Cross Dreamers (Country: Argentina; Year: 2022; Director: Soledad Velasco; Writer: Soledad Velasco)
Ornella, Mabel, Paula and Mirna cross dress at night in Buenos Aires and Rosario. Each, however, has their own way of living this double life. But desire often clashes with the limits of a society not quite as free as you would think.
El Filo De Las Tijeras (Country: Argentina; Year: 2023; Director: David Marcial Valverdi; Writer: David Marcial Valverdi; Stars: Fernando Belziti, David Encina, Hernán Rocca, Gladys Serrano, Maria Serrano, Alejandro Sosa, David Marcial Valverdi, Maximiliano Zwenger)
As if filling out the profile for a dating app, the director dissects his story and builds a log of desire.
El Silencio De Los Hombres (Country: Argentina; Year: 2023; Director: Lucia Lubarsky)
A father and a son bound by family norms finally decide to talk. Bicho, Emma and Andrés discuss what's expected of them as men. The director starts from the men of her family to reach strangers. She investigates the fears, complicities, contradictions and violent situations they experience as men. What do they have to deal with?
Transfariana (Country: France, Colombia; Year: 2023; Director: Joris Lachaise)
An unexpected love story between a trans former sex worker and a FARC rebel begins in a Colombian prison and leads to an alliance in solidarity between trans activists and FARC militants who have laid down their arms. Documentary

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