Gimli Film Festival 2020

The Last Autumn (Síðasta haustið) + Q&A

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Part of GFF's Icelandic Film Series, sponsored by Pharmasave Gimli and Claire Gillis & Ernest Stefanson! Gimli’s Icelandic roots have shaped our beautiful lakefront community, and so once again GFF is proud to present the best contemporary cinema out of Iceland. Enjoy the show, and don't forget to vote for GFF's Audience Choice Award after, sponsored by Recycle Everywhere!

In a remote part of Iceland, a long line of farmers has kept an ancient sheepherding tradition alive for centuries—year after year, season after season, in one of the most desolate parts of the world, framed by inhospitable terrain and the imposing presence of the Arctic Ocean. However, the world has evolved and the natural bounties and rituals are starting to give way to a more streamlined industrial complex. Farmer Úlfar has one final season left and must accept that his traditional way of life is coming to an end. Through stunning visuals and sombre nostalgia, The Last Autumn captures a beautiful place and time that, even as it fades, will linger in the cold air for centuries longer. - Hot Docs 2020

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    78 minutes
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Country
    Iceland
  • Director
    Yrsa Roca Fannberg