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Efterklang - Efterklang Stream Film 'An Island', Directed By Vincent Moon
Efterklang : Efterklang Stream Film 'An Island', Directed By Vincent Moon
20th May 2020

An Island , the 2011 film by Vincent Moon featuring Efterklang, will be streamed in full this Thursday 21 May at 8pm BST.

In August 2010, French filmmaker Vincent Moon met with Efterklang’s 8-piece live band on an island off the Danish coastline. Over four days, they collaborated with more than 200 local musicians, children and their own parents, creating unique performances and interpretations of songs from their album, Magic Chairs

The resulting 50-minute film premiered on 31 January 2011. For its original release, Moon and Efterklang devised Private-Public Screenings, a unique distribution method offering people the opportunity to host free entry public screenings of An Island. Between February and March 2011 it was viewed by over 50,000 through 1,200 Screenings.

Tonight, at 8pm BST, Efterklang are offering fans the opportunity to watch the show live and chat live with band members and other viewers from the comfort of their homes.

Praise for An Island

“A heartwarmingly soulful portrait of the band in their natural habitat on the small Baltic island of Als.”  – The Guardian *****

“Efterklang’s album-length film gives you more of a sense of the band than any interview could manage.” – The Stool Pigeon ****

“By turns dizzying, stirring and just plain inspirational, it’s a beautiful, soul-warming film that goes way beyond its remit.”  – The Line Of Best Fit

“An Island is more than just a band documentary; it’s a love letter to family, roots, small-town life and the social/communal power of music to unify people… a mesmerizing 50 minutes… it’s universal and great viewing even if you’ve never heard of Efterklang.”  – The Star