The Vasulka Effect

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

The Vasulka Effect

Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir (Dir), 87 minutes, WNY Premiere, Iceland

Arthouse Centerpiece

Video art pioneers Steina and Woody Vasulka struggle with finances, an extensive archive and a legacy spanning decades across multiple cities and continents. This documentary traces their life and work from Prague to Iceland, to NYC, to Buffalo, to Santa Fe and back again. From the 'second renaissance' celebrating the decentralization of media and revolution against censorship, to the present day – this intimate portrait explores what it means to be a media maker in an ever-changing world. A Juno Release.

Festivals: Rotterdam

Awards: Icelandic Cinema and Television Academy Edda Award 2020

The Vasulka Effect