Fires in the Dark
Available October 14 – 17
A part of the streaming festival. Pass Required.
In a small 17th century village nestled between the sea and the mountains, fifteen-year-old Alan is suddenly forced to begin supporting his mother and siblings after his father sells himself for two years of indentured servitude in an attempt to keep the family from starving. While stoking the village’s all-important fire during the night, he will learn what it takes to survive and discover the true purpose of the bonfire’s ritualistic guardianship.
Director: Dominique Lienhard