Experiencing Interruptions?


Different people in different cities in Latin America dance to their inner (and outer) noises during the 2020 lockdowns due to covid. This film tries to capture the historic moment not through the words but through the bodies at their homes, self-recorded with domestic cameras.

  • Valentina Ooo Contino
    El discurso, How to tell anything
  • Valentina Ooo Contino
  • Jonatas Freire
  • Roberto Araujo
    Key Cast
  • Melissa Falter
    Key Cast
  • Valeria Monforte
    Key Cast
  • Nicolás Pérez
    Key Cast
  • Mercedes Rivas
    Key Cast
  • Valentina Ooo Contino
    Sound art
  • Jonatas Freire
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  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 25, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Argentina, Mexico
  • Language:
    English, Italian, Spanish
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Director Biography - Valentina Ooo Contino

Valentina works with different artistic languages: acting, butoh, literature, and occasionally performance art, audiovisuals and sound compositions in the form of installations or short pieces. She is interested in poetry in the broad sense of the word, the expressive possibilities linked to generating sensitive experiences and experimenting in each creation much more than making statements. She also seeks for an interesting creative process beyond the result.
As an actress she made plays, videos, short films and participated in a feature film. As a director, theater and short films. She danced butoh in theaters and festivals in the cities of Buenos Aires and La Plata. She has published poetry, two essays and various articles on philosophy and literature.
She is a Language and Literature graduate from the National University of Tucumán. She studied philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires and before that, music at the Salta School of Music. She trained acting and butoh dance with various Argentine and international teachers.
She was born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina.

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Director Statement

We tend to forget we are animals, mammals, just as any other. When our bodies and biology become the main cause of massive fear then is when we really can`t scape the fact that we are our bodies, and these bodies hold what we really feel and unconsciously believe.