Fern Silva

Fern Silva – Rock Bottom Riser (2021)

Through an unpredictable journey across landscapes, times, and images under the sign of experimentation, the depths of a volcano echo the movements of the cosmos, while astronomy, geology, and indigenous cosmology neighbor each other in a musical mosaic of textures and ideas. The Portuguese-American director’s first feature film proceeds towards the undisciplined flow of the film-essay in which Hawaii serves as an irradiating nucleus, both as historical circumscription and conceptual abstraction, creating an engaging sensory experience surrounded by nature and humanity amid the Anthropocene era. Read More »