Epifanía

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    Epifanía

    Directed by

    • Oscar Ruiz Navia, Anna Eborn

    Colombia, Sweden, Denmark

    2016

    71 min

    • Spanish
    • Swedish

    Documentary

    Perspectives intertwine as Colombian filmmaker Oscar Ruiz Navia and Swedish filmmaker Anna Eborn examine the common ground they find in their attachment to, experience with and memory of their mothers. Filmed in locations in Sweden, Colombia and Canada, EPIPHANY, as its name suggests, delves into the physical and spiritual mysteries of death, birth and rebirth.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Cecilia Navia
    Juanita Escobar
    Cinematography
    Mateo Guzmán
    Peter Flinckenberg
    Production
    CONTRAVIA FILMS DISTRIBUTION
    Oscar Ruiz  Navia

    Oscar Ruiz Navia

    Colombia

    "I like films apparently simple but complex at the same time. Films loaded with epiphanies"

    Oscar Ruíz Navia was born on June 22, 1982, in Cali, Colombia. After studying communication and journalism, he founded his production company Contravia Films in 2006. In 2010, he received the FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlinale for his first film, CRAB TRAP (El vuelco del cangrejo). He was present at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes as the producer of William Vega's LA SIRGA. His second feature, LOS HONGOS (2014), premiered at Locarno FF, where it won a Special Prize from the Ciné+ Jury.

    Selected Filmography

    Anna Eborn

    Anna Eborn

    Sweden

    More than an interpretation, I try to create something that is alive. Every movie I make is an experience. I trust the protagonists and my cinematographer and commit to the metod we create to make something that resonates in others.

    Anna was born in 1983 in Sweden. Her debut PINE RIDGE was selected in the Official Selection at Venice IFF 2013 and won the documentary dragon at the International Film Festival in Gothenburg in 2014. Her film EPIFANÍA a hybrid/fiction, premiered at Busan IFF 2016. LIDA premiered in competition at CPH:DOX and Visions du Réel in 2017. Lida received the Jury Award at Nancy IFF. TRANSNISTRA premiered and won Big Screen Competition at the IFF Rotterdam 2019. TRANSNISTRA also won the Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary in Göteborg FF 2019.

    Selected Filmography