Fernando E. Solanas

Born in February 16th, 1936

From Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fernando E. Solanas Biography

Fernando Ezequiel 'Pino' Solanas was an Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician. His films include La hora de los hornos (The Hour of the Furnaces) (1968), Tangos: el exilio de Gardel (1985), Sur (1988), El viaje (1992), La nube (1998) and Memoria del saqueo (2004), among many others. He was National Senator representing the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires for six years, from 2013 to 2019.

In 2019, following the end of his term as senator, he was appointed as Argentina's ambassador to UNESCO; he served in the position until his death in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, on 6 November 2020. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia