Greetings to the Ancestors

Ben Russell

Greetings to the Ancestors is Ben Russell's eighteenth film at IFFR since 2002 and the final part in The Garden of Earthly Delights, a trilogy examining the ecstatic limits of utopia in the present. 'Set between Swaziland and South Africa, in a region still struggling with the divisions produced by an apartheid government, Greetings to the Ancestors documents the dream lives of the territory’s inhabitants as the borders of consciousness dissolve and expand.' (Ben Russell) See also Atlantis in compilation programme Arcadian Field Notes. Winner Tiger Award for Short Films 2015.

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Filmmaker
Ben Russell
Premiere
World premiere
Country
USA, South Africa, United Kingdom
Year
2015
Medium
DCP
Length
29
Language
Xhosa, English
Producer
Ben Russell
Sales
Ben Russell, Video Data Bank (VDB)
Cinematography
Ben Russell
Editor
Ben Russell
Sound Design
Ben Russell
Website
http://www.dimeshow.com