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The Masked Monkeys

Germany, Indonesia, 2015
Avant-Garde, Short


In Indonesia, monkeys and their trainers put on popular street performances. The monkey mimes stereotypical people, does acrobatic tricks and is rewarded with treats. The part where he dons a human mask, entering the Javanese tradition of masked performance in miniature, is the heart of the show.

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The Masked Monkeys Directed by Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy