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Birth of Form

Original title: Kuumba Umbo
Belgium, USA, 2022, 6 min.

Director: Ekaterina Ogorodnikova
Production company:
Ekaterina Ogorodnikova

Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Film genre: Animation

The birth of form is the birth of the world. From our early childhood to our last breath, we as humans learn about the world around us and try to find our place in it. One African mask can reveal a whole spectrum of human culture, its origins and the transformation that takes place to produce the art that decorates the museums of the world.

Zin FF 2022


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