Living Fire, The

Director: Ostap Kostyuk • Ukraine

“Lives begin and end, but everything goes back to the earth.” A tour-de-force of cinematography and sound design, this captivating, award-winning documentary looks at three generations of sheepherders in the Carpathian Mountains. While father and son take their flock on their annual journey through the highlands, the 82-year-old widower Vasyl reflects on his past back home. A sublime look at the cycles of life and the waning of tradition.

Year: 2015
Language: Ukranian
Subtitles: English
Run Time: 77 Min.
Festival Program: Documentary Competition
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