Some photographs found in the streets of Buenos Aires trigger an investigation into the possible existence of two varieté dancers of the vibrant 20's.
AWARDS: Special Jury Prize. Chicago International Movies & Music Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Hot Docs/ Heartland/ DOC NYC/ International Festival of Films On Art/ Cine Las Americas/ Chicago International Movies & Music Festival/ Regard sur le court métrage/ Festival temps d´images
Derby and Groma. The mysterious dancers of Buenos Aires
Building on a collection of photos found discarded in the streets of Buenos Aires, Derby & Groma pieces together a narrative surrounding a mysterious performing duo from a bygone era.
The film paints a vibrant picture of Argentina during the 1920s and '30s and attests to the value of cultural artifacts to help recover a forgotten past while enlivening our imaginations.