From pagan re-enactors to failed communes, black metal festivals to Arctic hermits, and the forever Golden Hour to the Northern Lights, A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness follows a nameless hero in an otherworldly search for a spiritual existence in a modern era.
The latest film by award-winning British artist & filmmaker Ben Rivers opens across the country this week. We want to celebrate with his stunning collaboration with US artist Ben Russell, a rich work of abstract storytelling, an avant-garde travelogue, and a resonant odyssey through ways of living.
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
David Lynch, 1997, United States
David Lynch, 2006, United States
Gaspar Noé, 2002, France
Abbas Kiarostami, 2002, Iran
David Lynch, 1977, United States
Dziga Vertov, 1929, Soviet Union
Lisandro Alonso, 2008, Argentina
Guy Maddin, 1992, Canada
Vilgot Sjöman, 1967, Sweden