Denise Chirich

Essay For The Memory Denise Vanesa Chirich Barreira

My film:


My filmschool:

Universidad de Buenos Aires

My film in three words:

talk, search, write.

My favourite movie quote:

"I will have spent my life trying to understand the function of remembering, which is not the opposite of forgetting, but rather its lining. We do not remember. We rewrite memory much as history is rewritten."

from SANS SOLEIL by Chris Marker

If my film were an animal, it would be ...

a butterfly (it is an allusion to Didi-Huberman)

The first film I saw in a movie theater:

TARZAN (1999), on my dad's lap because I was two years old

The filmmaker I would like to have a beer with:

Agnès Varda

If I weren’t a filmmaker, I’d be ...

an incomplete person with a tendency to collect photos and videos without an excuse to use them.