Crime and Punishment
Argentine Tales

September 15 - October 7, 2017

Pera Film’s new season kicks off with crime and punishment stories from Argentina. Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of Argentina, the program Crime and Punishment: Argentine Tales is a selection of staggering real-life and fictional stories of crime and criminals. Focusing on the human psyche’s borders, these narratives explore the personal and social aspects of crime within family and society in general. From political gangs to cold-blooded murders, this crime films marathon program captures humankind’s violent tendencies. The program is also a salute to Argentine star Ricardo Darín, the lead actor in most of the selected films of the program.

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September 15

21:00 Carancho

September 17

15:00 The Headless Woman

September 22

19:00 Carancho

21:30 Wild Tales

September 23

14:00 Nine Queens

16:00 The Secret in Their Eyes

September 24

13:00 Kóblic

15:00 Eva Doesn’t Sleep

September 27

17:00 The Man Next Door

19:00 Clandestine Childhood

September 29

19:00 The Man Next Door

21:00 Nine Queens

September 30

14:00 Kóblic

16:00 Eva Doesn’t Sleep

18:00 The Secret in Their Eyes

October 1

13:00 Clandestine Childhood

15:00 The Aura

October 4

19:00 The Aura

October 6

19:00 The Headless Woman

October 7

14:00 Wild Tales

Carancho

Carancho

Nine Queens

Nine Queens

The Aura

The Aura

Kóblic

Kóblic

The Man Next Door

The Man Next Door

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Clandestine Childhood

Clandestine Childhood

Eva Doesn’t Sleep

Eva Doesn’t Sleep

Wild Tales

Wild Tales

The Headless Woman

The Headless Woman

Program Trailer

Crime and Punishment
Argentine Tales

Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of Argentina, the program Crime and Punishment: Argentine Tales is a selection of staggering real-life and fictional stories of crime and criminals.

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art. 

At The Well

At The Well

Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz discovered the Orient in 1877, touring Syria, Egypt, Turkey, and the Crimea with Władysław Branicki. This experience made a profound impression on him, and he was to continuously revisit Eastern themes in his works for the rest of his life. 

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

In a bid to review the International System of Units (SI), the International Bureau of Weights and Measures gathered at the 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures on November 16, 2018. Sixty member states have voted for changing four out of seven basic units of measurement. The kilogram is among the modified. Before describing the key points, let us have a closer look into the kilogram and its history.