Nestler’s feature The North Calotte, an extraordinary journey through Northern Europe chronicling the devastating impact of industrialization on the region’s environment and indigenous cultures, is preceded by a short about a tragic mining accident. Q&A with Peter Nestler on 6/24 and before the screening, join us for a wine reception from 5:30-7:30 in the Furman Gallery.
The North Calotte (1990/91, 16mm, 90m)
This extraordinary journey through Northern Europe chronicles the devastating impact of industrialization on the region’s environment and indigenous cultures. It is also a eulogy to the landscape, the Sami people, and the preservation of their customs and traditional means of survival.
The Waiting (1985, 16mm, 6m)
A plea against the destruction of the Swedish national television archives, The Waiting is composed of archival photographs and narrates the history of a tragic mining accident that occurred in North Silesia in the 1930s.
Prints courtesy Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin.