UVA : Culbreth Theatre
Into the Inferno2016. UK/Austria. 104 min.
Director: Werner Herzog Featuring: Werner Herzong, Clive Oppenheimer, Tim D. White, Adam Bobette, Yun Yong Gun.
Iconic German director Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer travel to the world’s most treacherous volcanoes to ponder the meaning of these bizarre vents in the Earth’s crust. On this journey, they travel to Iceland, North Korea, Indonesia, and Ethiopia to explore the potential threat, distinctive identities, and seductive allure of each volcano. Paying tribute to the late French researchers Katia and Maurice Krafft, Herzog incorporates their stunning up-close footage of magma rivers. Herzog artfully blends reportage, history, and philosophy into a captivating cinematic experience that conjures a magical assessment of a natural phenomenon. Introduction by Werner Herzog
Supported by the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts