Mariano Llinas

Mariano Llinás is an independent Argentine director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He is associated with the revival of Argentine cinema during the 2000s. After studying at the Buenos Aires Film School, he directed the experimental documentary Balnearios (2002). In 2008, his captivating film Historias extraordinarias, in three parts, has great critical repercussion and obtains several awards, including two at the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI). In 2011, the Konex Foundation named Mariano Llinás as one of the seven most important Argentine directors of the 2000s. From 2009 he shot La Flor, released in 2018 and awarded with several prizes, including at BAFICI. Mariano Llinás teaches at the Buenos Aires Film School and has also worked as a screenwriter for Hugo Santiago (The Centaur’s Sky, 2015) and Santiago Mitre (Paulina, 2015, The Summit 2017).