Mountain + pre-recorded Q&A featuring Robert Macfarlane


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Certificate: PG
Length: 74 min
Director: Jen Peedom
Cast: Willem Dafoe (narrator)

A unique cinematic and musical collaboration between the renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom.

A juxtaposition of image and music to explore the powerful force that mountains hold over the imagination of so many narrated by the Academy Award-nominated actor Willem Dafoe. Explore the spellbinding force of high places from Antarctica to Hawaii and their ongoing power to shape our lives and our dreams.

Screening + prerecorded Q&A: A special screening of the movie followed by a pre-recorded Q&A featuring Robert Macfarlane, who has written extensively on landmarks, the wilderness and specifically cultural history of mountains in his multi-award winning 2003 book Mountains of the Mind.

“One of the most visceral essay films ever made, with Peedom and her Sherpa altitude cinematographer Renan Ozturk unfurling a series of glistening images that should be seen only on the biggest of big screens.” – Harry Windsor, Hollywood Reporter