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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

2017 Films: Selva Obscura

Selva Obscura by Elizabeth Wadium
Wisconsin (Wisconsin Premiere)

Running Time: 5 minutes
Screening Time:TBA

Experimental



In Selva Obscura, director Elizabeth Wadium marries her two loves--film and music--to reflect on the uncertainty and longing in a life's journey.



Director Statement

Selva Obscura is a blend between a silent film and a mood piece, somewhat similar to a music video. However, unlike a music video, the music was composed by the director after the first rough cut of the footage, like a traditional film score. 

The film is largely a metaphor for a quarter-life crisis and both the scenery and the title draw inspiration from the first stanzas of Dante's Inferno.

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