Rise And Shine | Genesis 2.0

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


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