A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

Program Running Time 98 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Ben Rivers, Ben Russell
(France, Estonia, 2013, 98 mins, DCP)

Art-house titans (and mutual admirers) Ben Rivers and Ben Russell conspire on this uncompromising, three-part sensory experience that commences in a bucolic Estonian commune and culminates with a black metal concert. "[A] tapestry of beautifully rendered concepts [that’s] impressively committed to its poetic design… Rivers and Russell have certainly cast a spell that sticks."—Indiewire