Her Name Was Europa

Her Name Was Europa 

 

Germany | 2020 | DCP | Color | 76 min | Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy

THURSDAY 8 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 5 | 15:00 HRS. | 76 MIN.

WEDNESDAY 7 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 76 MIN.

Director: Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy

Screenplay: Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy
Cinematography: Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy
Editing: Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy

Sound: Christian Obermaier

Production Company: OJOBOCA GbR

Synopsis:

Aurochs is the name given to the wild ancestor of modern cattle. The aurochs has the distinction of being the first documented case of extinction. The last known wild aurochs died in the Jaktorów Forest in Poland in 1627. Both hunting and the introduction of domesticated cattle led to its decline and disappearance. In the 20th century, efforts to bring back the aurochs from extinction began to materialize.

Biography:

Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy are filmmakers based in Berlin. They work together under the moniker OJOBOCA. Together they practice Orrorism, a simulated method of inner and outer transformation. They have presented their films and performances in a wide variety of venues and festivals worldwide, among them the Wexner Center for the Arts, Österreichische Filmmuseum, Anthology Film Archives, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Kunstverein München, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Berlinale, New York Film Festival, Visions du Réel, RIDM, Ann Arbor Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival. Both González Monroy and Dornieden are members of the artist-run film lab LaborBerlin.

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Festivals:

Viennale – 2020, Austria

IndieLisboa –  2020, Portugal

Berlin International Film Festival – Forum Expanded- 2020, Germany

 

Contact: 

Juan David González Monroy

jdgonzalezmonroy@gmail.com

Anja Dornieden

anjadornieden@gmail.com