Augustín Masaedo

Argentinian film critic, historian, and festival programmer Masaedo hails from La Plata, where he studied journalism at university. As a film critic, he has written for numerous media outlets, including the prestigious Argentinian cinema magazine El Amante. He has written for various books on Argentinian cinema, and has translated and edited the writings of, among others, John Waters and Uruguayan film critic Homero Alsina Thevenet. He currently works as a programmer for the BAFICI festival of independent film in Buenos Aires.