Berlin-based duo OJOBOCA mix spiritualism and ethnographic filmmaking in their observation of Javanese masked monkey performances that originated as religious rites to invoke the dead. Together with the monkeys and their masters, we find ourselves in the area where shadows, dreams and death meet.

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Filmmaker
Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy
Premiere
International premiere
Country
Germany, Indonesia
Year
2015
Medium
16mm
Length
30’
Language
English
Producer
Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy
Production Company
OJOBOCA
Sales
OJOBOCA
Writer
Juan David González Monroy, Anja Dornieden
Cinematography
Juan David González Monroy, Anja Dornieden
Editor
Juan David González Monroy, Anja Dornieden
Production Design
Juan David González Monroy, Anja Dornieden
Sound Design
Juan David González Monroy, Anja Dornieden
Website
http://www.ojoboca.com