In the middle of the Colombian coffee region, Aribada, the resurrected monster, meets Las Traviesas, a group of indigenous transwomen from the Emberá tribes. The magical, the dreamlike and the performative coexist in their unique world.
Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau is a German-Colombian artist. Their artistic projects are located between film and performance, dealing with queer cultures and decoloniality. Simon(e) studied Media Art at the KHM Cologne and Film at the EICTV Cuba. Simon(e)’s films have premiered in several international festivals.
Natalia Escobar is a Colombian interdisciplinary artist based between Colombia and Germany. Her work encompasses moving images, music, and installations. Escobar’s pieces address themes of intersectional feminism, Andean phenomenology, identity and memory. Aribada is her first film as a director.