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Virna Molina

Virna Molina

Filmmaker

BIO

Virna Molina (1975) is an Argentine filmmaker and one of the main references in her country’s documentary cinema, having won 65 international awards. Most of her films were co-directed with Ernesto Ardito. Virna and Ernesto’s debut film was the documentary feature Raymundo (2003), about Raymundo Gleyzer, a filmmaker who disappeared during the military dictatorship. This film has been one of the most awarded documentaries in Argentina. Between 2008 and 2017, they directed the award-winning documentaries: Corazón de fábrica (2008), Nazión (2011), Moreno (2013), Alejandra (2013), El futuro es nuestro (2014), and Ataque de pánico (2017). In 2017, they directed their first fiction film, Sinfonía por Ana, which won the Russian Critics Award at the Moscow Film Festival, as well as Best Film and Best Cinematography at the Gramado Film Festival. This film was in continuous release for six months in Argentine cinemas. In 2021, they made the popular series Memoria Iluminada, about some of the main figures in contemporary Argentine literature, such as Julio Cortázar, Jorge Luis Borges, Maria Elena Walsh, and Alejandra Pizarnik. That same year, Virna directed the documentary film Portraits of the Future (2021). In 2023 they premiered La bruja de Hitler, the second fiction film directed by Virna and Ernesto, wich won the Golden Tiger Award for Best Director at the Kolkata Film Festival.

Related films

Documentary

2022

Portraits of The Future

Portraits of The Future

Virna Molina

Documentary

2022

Portraits of The Future

Portraits of The Future

Virna Molina

Fiction

2023

Hitler’s Witch

Hitler’s Witch

Virna Molina, Ernesto Ardito

Fiction

2023

Hitler’s Witch

Hitler’s Witch

Virna Molina, Ernesto Ardito