HISTORY OF HUMANITY

Super 8mm film, 7’51’’, 2011

Family film that tries to recreate the history of humanity, Bogota

Iván Argote asked his family to make a script for a Super 8 mm film that would tell all the history of humanity. His family proposed eight chapters, in which they make allegories to different historical periods though games and gestures. The film was shot by a lake in one of the city’s parks.

Chapters

Emergence of Homo Sapiens and Expansion
The First Agricultural Societies
First Civilizations
Wars
Love & Hate
Colonization and Post-Colonization
Nation States
Uncertain Future