Screening & Live Event
Toponymy (Toponimia)

Part of First Look 2016
Sunday, January 17, 7:00 p.m.

With Jonathan Perel in person
Presented in collaboration with Cinema Tropical

Dir. Jonathan Perel. Argentina, 2015, 82 mins. U.S. premiere. In 1974, shortly after Juan Peron’s return to power, the misleadingly named “Operation Independence” went into effect, resulting in the creation of rigidly designed villages in northern Argentina arranged to thwart guerilla resistance. In his masterful structuralist study, made with no narration or dialogue, Jonathan Perel reveals the sinister politics behind the plan. “An elaborate memory puzzle whose dry, enigmatic humor would surely have tickled Perel's illustrious countryman Jose Luis Borges.” (Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter).

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