• 8 10
  • 2018
  • 17min

What was the world like before human kind set foot in it? This short film contemplates the apparently unspoiled landscapes of the Baltic in search of an existential answer.


OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: 60th Nordic Film Days Lübeck/ Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival/ Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias (FICCI)/ Galway Film Fleadh/ Baltic Film Days/ New York Baltic Film Festival/ Pune Short Film Festival/ Veracruz Short Film Festival/ Short to the POINT - Int. Short Film Festival/ rolling ideas online film festival/ Fotofilm Short Film Festival/ Goa Short Film Festival/ Black Nights Film Festival - PÖFF Shorts/ Alibag Short Film Festival/ Kish Mowj International Film Festival

Emakivi. The world before human kind

Kersti Uibo's short film is like the first picture of the world taken by a newborn baby or a fetus. Do we feel the boundaries in the womb or are we part of an infinite Universe? 

Is a boulder on the beach as big as the world or as tiny as a beach rock? The sound of crashing waves and the flutter of an insect's wingbeat is a story of roots before man's foot touched the shore of the Baltic.

Kersti Uibo
Kersti Uibo Director

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