Argentine Film Critics Association

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Silver Condor Award

The Argentine Film Critics Association (Spanish: Asociación de Cronistas Cinematográficos de la Argentina) is an organization of Argentine-based journalists and correspondents. The association presents the Silver Condor Awards (Premios Cóndor de Plata) honoring achievements in Argentine cinema. The awards are Argentina's equivalent of the 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 awarded in various categories, the best Ibero-American film, and the best foreign film. A Special Condor is sometimes presented, and the Career Condor is awarded on a regular basis. According to the Internet Movie Database the association has given awards in the following years: 1943–1957, 1959–1974, 1981–1983, 1985–present.[3]

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

Awards[edit]

The awards given include:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentine Film Critics Association Archived 2006-12-06 at the Wayback Machine. 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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