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Amancio Williams

A film by Gerardo Panero

Argentina, Biographical Documentary/Artist, 2013
77 min, HD, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)


A key figure in Argentine modern architecture, Amancio Williams was renowned and admired around the world for his famous Bridge House. This documentary depicts Williams’ life, work, and emblematic projects: his innovative ideas, recognition by Le Corbusier, his input on the iconic Curutchet House, his passion for recuperating green space, and also, why most of his projects were never completed. AMANCIO WILLIAMS was part of the 2013 Official Selection at the Architecture Film Festival in Santiago de Chile and recently sold out theaters at BAFICI.

North American Premiere
Co-presented by AIA Austin,

About the director

Gerardo Panero Gerardo Panero was born in 1980 in the city of Chivilcoy (Buenos Aires), Argentina and graduated from ENERC with a degree in Media Arts. As a director and producer, he has made award-winning documentaries that have played to audiences internationally. Since 2010, he teaches at the University of Buenos Aires.


Producer: Alexis Abarca
Production Companies: Ají Flims
Screenwriter: Gerardo Panero
Cinematographer: Daniel Hermo
Editor: Jorge Gentile
Sound Design: Gino Gelsi
Music: Alberto Williams
Cast: Claudio Williams, Pablo Beitía, Clorindo Testa

Print Source: Gerardo Panero,


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