Kooperationspratika der Universität Potsdam: Internship at the International Buenos Aires Film Festival (BAFICI)

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The Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema is an international festival of independent films organized each year in the month of April, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The festival is managed by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Buenos Aires City. It is not officially affiliated with FIAPF, but it has become well known internationally.

Year after year, the Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente (BAFICI) consolidates its status as one of the world’s most prominent film festivals, placed as it is in a privileged and distinguished position on the international film agenda.


Nowadays the BAFICI feature more than 400 films, several activities were added over the years and many conferences and workshops are held every year. With a great amount of spectators and guests, the festival is permanently added into the Buenos Aires list of cultural events. The festival is held in the most important movie theatres of Buenos Aires, but also features free open-air screenings in parks and squares all over the city.

Date of foundation: 1999

Type: Film Festival


Internship at the International Buenos Aires Film Festival (BAFICI)


Your profile

  • Interested in cinema and film making (Students from all fields of studies are welcome!)
  • B2/C1 level of English and advanced Spanish (B1/B2)
  • Organized, proactive, adaptable and motivated
  • Standard knowledge of all Microsoft programs and Google Drive
  • Knowledge in photo and film editing programs is a plus
  • Team player, responsible and reliable
  • Able to adapt to new situations and to become acquainted with new tasks quickly

Your tasks

  • Production assistance in the technical areas of the Festival
  • Organization of the arrival of films, check of those films prior to the projection
  • Teamwork
  • Administrative Tasks


Opportunity to apply for the PROMOS scholarship.


Here you can find all the info summarized in a PDF file.


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    Elisabeth Borsdorf, Lucy Lemke
    Tel.: +49 (0)331 977-1635

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