Free screening and an immersive exhibition inspired by Oscar Nominated film Fire of Love (2022).
Open to UAL students only – booking required.
Enter the heart of the volcano and uncover the magmatic secrets hidden beneath the Earth’s crust.
‘Into the Inferno: An Explosive Screening Experience’ curated by BA Film and Screen second year students; an immersive film event inspired by the Oscar Nominated documentary Fire of Love (2022).
With its stunning archival footage, rich soundtrack and profound exploration of love and nature, Fire of Love ignited a flame of passion within us for the geological enigma that is the volcano. Through this multi-media exhibition of films, artefacts and soundscapes, your senses will be lit up as you explore these dynamic entities that have ruled our planet since the dawn of time.
Not to be missed!
This is what It’s like to live at the edge of a volcano (2017) – 7 minutes
Part of the National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase series, our opening film follows the lives of the locals who thrive on the fertile lands of the volcano. The short uses stunning digital cinematography narrated by personal experiences of life in the shadow of a volcano to illustrate the symbiotic relationship between mankind and nature.
Katia and Maurice Krafft Archive Images from Muséum national d’Histoire naturellerom – 8 images
Katia and Maurice Krafft travelled the world, chasing after volcanic activity and capturing vibrant, close-up images. From their archives at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturellerom, enjoy a curated selection of their photographs.
Ashfall – ‘An Eclipse’ (2021) – 6 minutes, 40 seconds
Produced by awareness film collective, Volfilm, Ashfall displays the aftereffects of volcanic eruption, showcasing the dichotomy of land, death and the new fertility of farm crops. This short documentary combines new interviews with archive footage of the landscapes to explore the real impact of volcanoes on the everyday lives of farm workers. With funding from the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, Volfim offers an important perspective on the dangerous reality of volcanic eruption and how we can reduce the devastation caused by future disasters.
Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes (1989) – 25 minutes, 29 seconds
In this informative science film, created by volcanologist Maurice Krafft in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institute and the U.S Geological Survey, the viewer is taken below the surface of the volcanoes of Hawaii to understand their inner workings. The short uses a blend of infographics, models, and detailed live action footage to tell the story of the island’s volcanic activity.
The Volcano for Now Trailer and Stills (2023)- 2 minutes, 6 images
The Volcano for Now was an event created by MA Performance: Design and Practice students at Central Saint Martins and performed in March 2023. Directed by Sanli Wang, this show was adapted from the documentary Fire of Love.
The Volcano for Now Director’s Instagram: @_sanli.pdf
All films will be captioned
There are no steps to access the screening and exhibition
Organised by BA Film and Screen Studies Second Years 2023