Carmen Guarini is a filmmaker and anthropologist. She received her doctorate in Film Studies from the University of Nanterre, France, specializing in Anthropological Cinema under the direction of Jean Rouch (1988). She is a CONICET Researcher and a professor at the University of Buenos Aires. In 1986, together with Marcelo Céspedes, she founded Cine Ojo, the most important production company in Argentina exclusively dedicated to the creation of documentary film. In 2001, they created the Doc Buenos Aires Forum for Documentary Production.