Iceland/France/Ukraine, 2018, 101 min, feature, color
Halla declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. She is prepared to risk everything to protect the pristine Icelandic Highlands she loves… Until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.
„I wanted to address the fact that environmentalists and activists who are fighting to preserve the environment easily become enemies of the state. We see this all around. We see environmentalists like Berta Cáceres from Honduras who was murdered, and Yolanda Maturana from Columbia. We see this throughout history. In the film, our hero also uses sabotage, like Mandela did against apartheid.“
Benedikt Erlingsson for Seventh-row.com
April 30 - 18:00h - Plovdiv Univercity, 6th Auditory, Building 1 Rectorate