HERBARIA

Leandro Listorti • Argentina, Germany • 2022 • 83 min. • 16mm

Leandro Listorti
Argentina, Germany • 2022 • 83 min. • 16mm

SYNOPSIS

As an excursion to the work of botanical and film preservation, “Herbaria” explores in its invisible processes the artistic and political derivations that connect them.
Sustained in a narration where times and spaces seem to merge, the records invite us to the fascinating universe of preserving the beauty and memory of a world that insists on disappearing.

TRAILER

AWARDS

Special Jury Award • Burning Lights Competition
Visions du Réel International Documentary Film Festival Nyon. Switzerland (2022)
First Special Jury Mention
Pesaro International Festival of New Cinema. Italy (2022)
Pełna Sala Silver Room Award for the Best Film at the “Lost Lost Lost” Section
New Horizons International Film Festival. Poland (2022)
Special Mention | Ibero-American Competition
Lima Alterna International Film Festival. Peru (2022)
“Luis Ospina” Award for Best Director
FICCali International Film Festival. Colombia (2022)
“José Martínez Suarez” Award for Best Director & Special Mention for Roberta Ainstein by ASA in the Category Best Sound in Argentinian Features Films.
Mar del Plata International Film Festival. Argentina (2022)

FESTIVALS & ALTERNATIVE SCREENINGS

Jeonju International Film Festival. South Korea (2022)
DokuFest International Documentary and Short Film Festival. Kosovo (2022)
Kerala International Documentary and Short Film Festival. India (2022)
Casa Argentina in Rome | Curated by PerSo Perugia Social Film Festival. Italy (2022)
Camden International Film Festival. United States (2022)
Harvard Film Archive. United States (2022)
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival. Romania (2022)
Black Canvas Contemporary Film Festival. Mexico (2022)
MajorDocs Creative Documentary Film Festival. Spain (2022)
BFI London Film Festival. UK (2022)
Viennale International Film Festival Vienna. Austria (2022)
MIDBO Muestra Internacional de Cine Documental de Bogotá. Colombia (2022)
Festival Film Dokumenter. Indonesia (2022)
Kasseler Dokfest. Germany (2022)
Frontera Sur International Non-Fiction Film Festival. Chile (2022)
RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival Festival. Canada (2022)
Cámara Lúcida Encuentros Cinematográficos. Ecuador (2022)
La Casa Encendida | Ciclo Cine Contemporáneo: Taxonomías. Spain (2022)
Korean Film Archive. South Korea (2022)

PRESS

"Listorti recognizes the pure aesthetic value in witnessing materials in their truest form, and his movie is full of the most fabulous textures and tones. (...) An excellent, intellectually provocative movie."

Screen on Screen • by Paddy Mulholland

"Herbaria assumes the Borgesian form of a labyrinth that unravels in space and time. Gradually the film becomes more and more a visual poem, slips into the fantastic documentary, takes on a metaphysical form."

FATA MORGANA • by Bruno Roberti • Italian Only

"Leandro Listorti's tactile essay documentary convincingly connects the preservation of plants with film archivism."

CINEUROPA • by Vladan Petković

CREW

DIRECTOR & SCREENWRITER
Leandro Listorti

PRODUCERS
Paula Zyngierman
Leandro Listorti

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Kristina Konrad

LINE PRODUCER
Daniela Martínez Nannini

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Fidel González Armatta

SOUND DESIGNER
Roberta Ainstein

EDITOR
Leando Listorti

VFX
Nico Agarzúa

POST-PRODUCTION
ZEBRA FILMS

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Marcelo Granero

FESTIVALS & WORLD SALES
María Vera (KINO REBELDE)

Produced by
MaravillaCine
Associate Producer Welt|film