Unnúr

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DocLands Shorts: Nothing But the Facts!
CAFILM STREAMING ROOM Fri, Oct 9 - Sun, Oct 18
From remote lands and welcoming cultures, from immigration to innovation—we give you nothing but the facts in this program of DocLands short films! After a near-death experience, an Icelandic photographer and former kayaker discovers a newfound passion for surfing and a new perspective worth living for with the birth of his daughter in Chris Burkard’s Unnúr (US 2019, 16 min). Set in one of the most remote and inaccessible volcanic island chains in the world, a scrappy Russian marine biologist encounters sea lion chaos, joyous raptures, and ultimately a greater hope for the earth in Taylor Rees’ From Kurils with Love (US 2020, 24 min).
Film Info
Country:US
Year:2019
Director:Chris Burkard
Producer:Mike Sandifer
Evan Slater
Matt Parnell
Screenwriter:Matt McDonald
Cast:Elli Thor Magnusson
Unnur

Description

After a near-death experience, an Icelandic photographer and former kayaker discovers a newfound passion for surfing and a new perspective worth living for with the birth of his daughter Unnúr.

Additional Information

Chris Burkard is an accomplished explorer, photographer, creative director, speaker, and author. Traveling throughout the year to pursue the farthest expanses of Earth, Burkard works to capture stories that inspire humans to consider their relationship with nature, while promoting the preservation of wild places everywhere.