Conversation: Rebel Objects

  • October 20, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT

Director Carolina Arias Ortiz talks to Alexis Gambis about her film Rebel Objects, her relationship to Costa Rican history, and individual and collective memory. Ortiz discusses how she analyzed her return to Costa Rica from an anthropological and personal perspective.

Haunted by a long-broken relationship with her father, anthropologist Carolina Arias Ortiz returns to her childhood home of Costa Rica to repair their relationship while haunted by the otherworldly mystery of ancient stone spheres in this lyrical and poetic debut feature.

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