Argentine Film Critics Association

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Silver Condor Award

The Argentine Film Critics Association is a film critics association that gives out the Argentine Film Critics Association Awards to honor achievement in Argentine cinema by Argentine-based journalists and correspondents. In Spanish the association is named: Asociación de Cronistas Cinematográficos de la Argentina. The awards are Argentina's equivalent of the American/Worldwide Academy Awards.

The association was organized on July 10, 1942 and the annual awards have been given since 1943, with breaks in between.[1][2] The Argentine Film Critics Association is a member of the International Federation of Film Critics, also known as FIPRESCI.[2]

Silver Condor[edit]

The Silver Condor (Cóndor de Plata) is given to Argentine films in various areas, the best Ibero-American film, and the best foreign film. A Special Condor is sometimes given, and the Career Condor is given on a regular basis. According to the Internet Movie Database the association has given awards the following years: 1943–1957, 1959–1974, 1981–1983, 1985-today.[3]

As of January 2007 the Secretary General of the association is Pablo De Vita.


The awards given include:[4]


  1. ^ Argentine Film Critics Association Last accessed: January 29, 2007.
  2. ^ a b IMDb film data base, awards section.
  3. ^ IMDb film data base, AFCAA Awards Summary.
  4. ^ Alternative Film Guide web site.

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