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MassArt Ciné Culture: Martín Rejtman

Martin Rejtman

The MassArt department of Film/Video is pleased to welcome Martín Rejtman to the MassArt Ciné Culture Screening Series.

Martín Rejtman studied filmmaking at New York University. Before his debut feature, Rapado (1992), he wrote and directed two medium-length films: Doli vuelve a casa (1984-2004) and Sitting on a Suitcase (1986). Later he made Silvia Prieto (1999); Los guantes mágicos (2003); the documentary Copacabana (2006); Entrenamiento Elemental para Actores, co-directed with Federico León (2008); Dos disparos (2014) and Shakti, his latest film, a short from 2019.

In recent years, several retrospectives have been mounted of Rejtman’s work at venues including BAFICI; Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California; Festival de Valdivia; Harvard Film Archive; Jeonju International Film Festival, Corea del Sur; Lincoln Center, New York; Tabakalera, San Sebastián; Cinemateca Portuguesa, and the online platform MUBI, among others.

In addition to his filmic work, Martín Rejtman is also a writer. He published Rapado (Planeta, Buenos Aires, 1992), Treinta y cuatro historias, Velcro y yo (Planeta, Buenos Aires, 1996), Literatura y otros cuentos (Interzona 2005/ Random House Mondadori 2018), and Tres Cuentos (Mondadori, 2012), among other books. In 2018, he was awarded with the Premio Nacional de Cultura for the script of the film Dos disparos. He’s currently shooting a documentary, Riders, and preparing a new feature film, The Practice.

Attendees are invited to view selected works asynchronously and join the filmmaker for a brief presentation and Q&A with the Ciné Culture audience. Featured works include Silvia Prieto and Shakti.

Please Register via Eventbrite and MassArt Ciné Culture will be in touch soon with links and details!

The Massachusetts College of Art and Design Ciné Culture (MACC) screening series was established in 2018 by filmmaker and MassArt Film/Video department chair Soon-Mi Yoo. Each semester, the series brings to campus a diverse group of filmmakers and moving image artists for screenings, panel discussions, master classes, and performances.