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Of Horses and Men
February 2017

Vividly shot, this is a strange and seductive portmanteau of Icelandic tales.

- David Parkinson, Empire

Of Horses and Men
February 2017

Of Horses and Men is like an animal documentary, but about people.

- Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times

Of Horses and Men
February 2017

Of Horses and Men is like an animal documentary, but about people.

- Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times

Of Horses and Men

Of Horses and Men

Date: February 12, 2017

Location: UICA


Of Horses and Men (Icelandic: Hross í oss) is a 2013 Icelandic drama film written and directed by Benedikt Erlingsson and produced by fellow director Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. The film was selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Filmat the 86th Academy Awards. The film won the 2014 Nordic Council Film Prize.

This program is free and open to the public and begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, February 12 in the UICA theater, with the short film Interlude (16 min.) followed by the feature film. 

A panel discussion with a film scholar and history/cultural representative takes place after the film viewing, followed by a reception with complimentary food and beverages reflecting the regional cuisine of the film's origin.

Panel Discussion for Of Horses and Men

Moderator: Kerri Vanderhoff

Panelist(s): Richard App

 

More about Chiaroscuro's 11th Season:

2017 Series Theme: Journeys

Using a variety of narrative, cinematic, and thematic devices, each film explores the idea of the journey – external, internal, metaphorical, or otherwise. The 2017 Series presents an award-winning roster of five celebrated films from around the world.


Reviews

Vividly shot, this is a strange and seductive portmanteau of Icelandic tales.

- David Parkinson, Empire

Of Horses and Men is like an animal documentary, but about people.

- Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times

Of Horses and Men Official Trailer

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Calvin College
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