Fernando Birri (March 13, 1925 – December 28, 2017) was an Argentine filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, critic and theorist. He was born in Santa Fe, Argentina. He was thought by many to be the father of the new Latin American cinema. He was known for his movie Tire dié. Birri debuted with a short movie called La primera fundación de Buenos Aires, which premiered in the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.
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