Construir Cine is a one of its kind festival in the region whose objectives are the discovery and promotion of films related to the world of work and the fostering of the production of audiovisual works that consider work as a force for change in people's lives and privilege the point of view of workers on the social issues that affect their lives, that of their families and the reality of communities and the planet.
In each edition, the festival celebrates the thematic diversity and audiovisual quality of Argentina and the world through open competitions, focuses, training spaces and special activities, designed to entertain and engage multiple audiences so that everyone finds their place within Construir Cine.
Through human and universal stories created to achieve change and positive impact on society, the festival also seeks to raise awareness about socio-labor issues, which are not considered in isolation from the global reality, but integrated into it through the great contextual and practical framework provided by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda, which strive for a planet with greater social, economic and environmental justice.
Constantly evolving, the festival is strengthened in each edition and is also proposed itself as a space that promotes the development of the local and regional audiovisual industry, favoring the networking and interaction between independent talents, the different agents of the industry and the experts and organizations related to the subject .
The festival is held in Buenos Aires - Argentina, in the month of May of each year in commemoration of International Labor Day, is organized by the UOCRA Social Network through CONSTRUIR TV, the TV channel of the UOCRA Foundation for the Education of Construction Workers and is part of the Global Labor Film Festival.
Gerardo Martínez, General Secretary of the Construction Workers Union of the Republic of Argentina and President of Build Cinema, inaugurating the sixth edition of the Festival.