The Russian film Journey to the Mother by director Mikhail Kosyrev-Nesterov will be screened at Herðubreið Community Center. The film features Maxim that travels to France to visit his mother, who has been living in Provence for a long time. Three tragic days rock the world of the hero and his half – sister, Frenchwoman Marie Louise. The film has won multiple awards on several International Film Festivals. The screening is hosted by the Russian Embassy and is a part of Russian Cinema Week in Bíó Paradís, in Reykjavík, and various locations around Iceland. This is the fourth time the festival is held and is organized […]
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Film screening in Herðubreið – cinema, 24:21 min. Luke Fowler’s films dwell on potentiality: what might be, what might have been, what might still be if the world were to turn in a different direction? But film time runs in many directions, as do arguments. Film made only recently can be easily confused with the archival vintage of washed-out or saturated tones and blurred edges. Only the disjunction between sounds that live close within the ear and rich voices from a fading past distinguish archive from present. Gradually the pieces converge: our nostalgia for ancient folkways, traditional song and the […]