Argentina, Bolivia 2020 – Director: Eduardo Gómez – Original language: Spanish – Subtitles: English, None – Length: 88 min.

Argentina today: as palaeontologists rejoice over the plentiful excavations of dinosaur bones, quarry workers fear coming across the skeletons of ancient peoples, which are supposed to be buried under villas for the nouveau-riche.

We present the German Premiere of the film.

The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.

No youth rating


Eduardo Gómez

Gómez is a producer and screenwriter. In 2007, he studied film at "La Fábrica, Escuela Internacional de Cine" in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He also has a degree in Social Communications. He is co-writer and producer of the documentary QUINUERA by Ariel Soto, winner at DocTV. LA CONQUISTA DE LAS RUINAS is his first documentary film.


DOK.horizonte Competition

The films in the DOK.horizonte series, supported by ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL with funds from the BMZ, tell stories from countries in transition. They are nominated for the VIKTOR DOK.horizonte, endowed with 5,000 euros, donated by the Petra Kelly Foundation.


English/Original Title: CONQUEST OF THE RUINS. Writer: Eduardo Gómez. Camera: Eduardo Gómez. Sound: Joaquín Rajadel. Editing: Damián Tetelbaum. Music: Nicolás Deluca. Production: Pensilvania Films. Producer: Facundo Escudero Salinas. Co-Producers: Nicolás Münzel Camaño (Pensilvania Films), Ariel Soto Paz (Rodante Films). International Sales: ShortsFit.

DOK.horizonte Competition – Cinema of Urgency 2021

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