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THEATRE OF WAR BY LOLA ARIAS

By Libertad Gills

The real Lola Arias, not the fictional artist name-placed in the 2017 Palme D’Or winning film, has spent the past ten years making her first feature film titled Theatre of War, which premiered in 2018 at the 68 Berlinale Forum. The film brings together former Argentine and British soldiers to recreate the military dispute over the Falkland Islands or las Maldivias, as they are called in Argentina and in the Spanish language.

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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2018: THEATER OF WAR, THE HEIRESSES

Por Aldo Padilla

The history of the Malvinas war is a tale with strange nuances, since it doesn’t carry the same name for Argentinians and English, who call them Falklands. The story that both countries tell is pretty different. Then, how is it possible to represent a conflict trying to avoid a position or doctrine? There’s not a concrete answer to this eternal question. The idea of impartiality is a utopia, and an approximation to a subjective reality is all that is left.

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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2018: TEATRO DE GUERRA DE LOLA ARIAS

Por Aldo Padilla

“La historia la escriben los vencedores” es una frase que dentro de sus matices tiene cierta razón. Al final hay una imposición y visión que quedan plasmadas por el supuesto vencedor de un conflicto, hay una representación de una realidad que no es única y que, ante todo, es inabarcable. La historia se va modificando de a poco, ya que no siempre es escrita por sus protagonistas, sino más bien por gente que mira todo desde una posición cómoda, donde no siempre le da un valor adecuado a todas las piezas de un complejo tablero.

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