Rise And Shine | GENESIS 2.0


Documentary, Switzerland, 2018
Environment, Science, Society

Documentary, Switzerland, 2018
Runtime: 114 min.
Director: Christian Frei
Co-Director: Maxim Arbugaev
Production: Frei Filmproduction


On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters are searching for the tusks of extinct mammoths.There is a gold rush fever in the air. The price for white gold has never been so high. The thawing permafrost not only releases precious ivory.The tusk hunters find a surprisingly well-preserved mammoth carcass. Such finds are magnets for high-tech genetic scientists.They want to bring the extinct woolly mammoth back to life à la “Jurassic Park”. Resurrecting the mammoth is a first manifestation of the next great technological revolution.Man becomes Creator. Genesis two point zero.

A Film about the secrets and mysteries hidden within nature and the fundamental difference in view of creation and the role of man in it.


2018: Sundance IFF, Visions Du Réel, Sarasota IFF, Moscow IFF, Dok.Fest Munich, Docs Agains Gravity, Seoul Eco FF, DocEdge NZ, FICMEC, Sydney FF, Valetta IFF, Pelicam FF, Aegean FF, Guth Gafa, Stronger Than Fiction, Docufest Kosovo, Vilnius DFF, Bergen IFF, Atmosphere Paris, Inconvenient Films, One World Bratsilava, Sao Paolo IFF, Corsica Doc, Pariscience, Bosphorus IFF, Science + Fiction Triest, IDFA


Awards: Best Cinematography @ Sundance IFF, Audience Award @ Moscow IFF