Originally from Argentina, producer & filmmaker laura bari currently resides in Montreal where she founded besofilm. Fascinated by singularity and difference, she choses film as a way to merge arts, culture and mental health. Antoine (2009) eyesteelfilm / besofilm production, her first full-length film as producer / director, about the imaginary life of a blind boy, was shown at some 30 festivals around the world, winning 15 prizes. Her second film as producer / director, Ariel (2013) a parabola / besofilm production, is a journey of a man who rebuilds his identity after a terrible accident. Awarded as well, this film participated to a dozen of festivals, and distributed in cinemas.
To complete a trilogy, the filmmaker will end Primas (November 2017) a greenground / besofilm production. This feature film is an intimate and metaphorical portrait of two Argentinean adolescents, who survives to horrendous crimes during their infancies.
laura bari, is now producing Touché (November 2017); a Martina Moor film which takes the audience inside the world of fencing sport and Nathalie's world from an intimate perspective: athletes must master their mind, but, in this case, spotlights are the inner desire of the young Italian, world champion's fencer, model and business-woman.
laura bari directs and produces films that push the boundaries between the inner and the outer, the possible and the impossible, between reality and dreams.
director & producer