Pino Solanas

Argentina

He was born in Argentina in 1936. He studied theater, music and law.
Throughout its 50 years, its militancy and political commitment are intimately linked to its artistic activity. It was formed politically along with men like Raúl Scalabrini Ortíz, Arturo Jauretche, Carlos. Astrada, Juan José Hernández Arregui, César Marcos, Fermín Chávez, John William Cooke, Rodolfo Ortega Peña, and was private secretary of Julio Canessa.
He has been a jury in major film festivals and performs an important task in teaching, giving seminars in major film schools in Latin America, Europe and the US. Since 2006 he has been Professor Emeritus at the University of Los Angeles (UCLA) and at the National University of San Martín (UNSAM). He has received decorations from the governments of Italy and France and the highest Cuban cultural distinction, the Félix Varela order.
He has written numerous articles on cinema, culture and political events in publications in Argentina, Latin America and Europe. Write the essay La Mirada (1989); Cinema Culture and Decolonization, in collaboration with Octavio Getino (1971); and the research essay "Yacyretá: Chronicle of a dispossession" (1996). He is currently preparing the edition of a compilation of his works.

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