Tristán Bauer

Tristán Bauer (born June 22, 1959) is an Argentine film maker[1][2] and screenwriter currently serving as Minister of Culture of Argentina. His work has received several international awards, particularly for his films Iluminados por el fuego ("Illuminated by Fire", Goya Award), Después de la tormenta ('After the Storm") and Cortázar (Silver Condor Award).

Tristán Bauer
Minister of Culture
Assumed office
10 December 2019
PresidentAlberto Fernández
Preceded byPablo Avelluto
Personal details
Born (1959-06-22) June 22, 1959 (age 60)
Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
OccupationFilm producer
Television producer

From 2008 to 2013, Bauer served as director of the National Media System of Argentina. He was responsible for the foundation of Canal Encuentro, a TV network dependent on Argentina's Ministry of Education, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Latin American network teleSUR.



  1. Che, un hombre nuevo (2010)
  2. Iluminados por el fuego (2005)
  3. Los libros y la noche (1999)
  4. Evita, una tumba sin paz, mediometraje (1997)
  5. Cortázar (1994)
  6. El oficio de amar, mediometraje (1993)
  7. Después de la tormenta (1991)
  8. Ni tan blancos, ni tan indios, cortometraje (1984)


  1. Iluminados por el fuego (2005)
  2. Los libros y la noche (1999)
  3. Cortázar (1994)
  4. Después de la tormenta (1991)


  1. ^ Gill, Nicholas; Greenspan, Eliot; Blore, Shawn; Charlie O'Malley; Alexandra de Vries; Christie Pashby; Neil E. Schlecht; Jisel Perilla (2010-06-28). Frommer's South America. Frommer's. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-470-59155-0. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
  2. ^ Bao, Sandra; Clark, Gregor; Symington, Andy; Bridget Gleeson; Lucas Vidgen (2010-08-01). Argentina. Lonely Planet. p. 47. ISBN 978-1-74179-464-9. Retrieved 6 April 2011.

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