Sidewalls*

MedianarasArgentina, 2011

Saturday, April 6 – 8:00 pm – Wealthy Theatre

Director: Gustavo Taretto  |  N/R – 1:33 min

Separated by the wall their apartments share, Mariana and Martín are the perfect couple. They have the same quirks, same tastes, same ideals and even the same neuroses — they’re a match made in heaven. There’s just one problem: They’ve never met. [by Netflix]

In Spanish w/English Subtitles

*** Sponsored by the Argentine Consulate in Chicago.

Gustavo Taretto, Argentine Director

Gustavo Taretto was born in Buenos Aires in 1965. In 1983 he started attending different photography workshops, black & white and color. At the same time, he studied music and attended script and direction workshops. In 1993 he started working as a creative in an advertising agency. After 14 years, he reached the executive creative direction in Ogilvy Argentina. He received several awards in festivals arround the world, among others the Gold Lion in 2002.  In 1999 he joined the school of the master José Martinez Suarez, where he wrote and directed 3 short films, Las insoladasCien pesos  and Medianeras which has received more than 40 international awards, including the Gran Prix in Clemont Ferrand, 2006. His fourth short film Hoy no estoy has been premiered in Locarno and received the Leopard of domain for the Best Short Film. [https://www.festivalscope.com/director/taretto-gustavo].