Genesis 2.0

Genesis 2.0

Christian Frei, Maxim Arbugaev
Switzerland | 2018 | 113 min.

Language: English, Russian
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Category: UnEarthed

Summer has come to the New Siberian Islands, along with a group of hunters with it. They are looking for white gold – mammoth tusks. At the other end of that same reality, a mammoth game at playing God is just starting.

A kilo of high-quality mammoth ivory costs $1000. Every year, Yakut men risk their lives to find some. Young filmmaker Maxim spends an Arctic summer with them in a captivating but raw landscape. He exchanges letters with his colleague, Christian, busy in the scientific world as he follows various genetic projects which might resurrect the woolly mammoth – or create completely new hybrid beasts. This film, which has already received many awards, including a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Festival, offers a unique opportunity to enter a world of primitive nature and futuristic science. And where they intersect there are some fundamentally urgent existential questions.

Director

Christian Frei

Festival guest on days
Mar 09 - Mar 13, 2019

Filmography
2018 - Genesis 2.0
2016 - Heidi Beim Geräuschemacher
2014 - Sleepless in New York
2009 - Space Tourists
2005 - Giant Buddhas, The
2001 - War Photographer
2000 - Bollywood im Alpenrausch
1997 - Ricardo, Miriam y Fidel

Maxim Arbugaev

Filmography
2018 - Genesis 2.0
2014 - Arktika velikaja. Časť pěrvaja. Počitanije ducha ogňa

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