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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