As of March 20, 2020 and by Decree 297/20, the entire country entered a period of social,

preventive and obligatory isolation.

What does this mean?

That you cannot leave your home except to provide yourself with essential items, such as food,

cleaning supplies and medicines.

If you do not comply with these rules, you are breaking the law.

If you have traveled to a country where the virus is spreading or have been in contact with

someone who tested positive, you must stay in isolation for 14 days.

If you have any of the symptoms, call free of charge at 107.

For more information, send an email to

BAFICI international film festival
Catch local and international premieres.


Venues throughout the city.



BAFICI, the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, takes place every April bringing together up-and-coming local directors and established international talent.

The festival shows international premieres and screenings of feature films, documentaries throughout the city, as well as hosting talks and presentations from major figures in film. It also hosts competitions in various categories, including best Argentine film, best international film, best avant garde film, and best human rights film.

Advanced tickets are sold online and from Village Recoleta cinema. Entrance to the free screenings in Parque Centenario and Recoleta Cultural Centre will be available before each screening on a first come, first served basis.

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Night of the Bookstores

In November, the bookstores on Avenida Corrientes open into the early hours for a unique evening of promotions, talks and live performances.