Wednesday 20.December:Encounter and screening with Edson Ramirez

Dates: Wednesday December 20th
Time: 19:00-21:00

Join us for an evening at the Institute for Endotics Research, where we will be showing the film “Vatreni”, which narrates the Croatian War of Independence through the lens of the national football team that finished third in the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Witness the triumph and resilience of a nation through the eyes of the soccer players who brought joy to a war-torn population. “Vatreni” explores the Croatian War of Independence and the euphoria surrounding the team’s remarkable achievement in France. This cinematic experience reflects the highest point of post-Yugoslavian soccer history. Following the screening, engage in a thought-provoking discussion with the talented director, Edson Ramirez. Gain insights into the making of the film and explore the intersection of sports, history, and national identity.



Born in Mexico City in 1982. He graduated with a degree in Film Direction from the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica CCC and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Xochimilco. As a director, he has developed and participated in various projects, including noteworthy works such as Vatreni, a Mexico-Croatia co-production produced by Geiser Media, América vs América, a documentary series produced by Netflix and Filmadora MX, and multiple short fiction and documentary films.
As an editor, he has worked on feature films, documentary films, and VOD fiction and documentary series. Some notable projects include Cenizas de la Gloria on VIX in 2023, América vs América on Netflix in 2022, Lecciones para Canallas 2022, Historia de un Crimen – Colosio on Netflix in 2019, and many more. In 2023, Edson made the decision to relocate to Berlin, seeking to broaden his professional experience while concurrently developing his upcoming projects. These projects aim to delve into the analysis of resentment that has manifested in certain aspects of Mexican identity.

No RSVP required
Event held on-site: Donaustr. 84, 12043 Berlin