**The Blekkmetal Film ** European Premiere – Norwegian Premiere
Grimposium, Uneasy Sleeper and the Blekkmetal festival organisers present:
**The Blekkmetal Film** – European Premiere – Norwegian Premiere preceded by exclusive screening of portions of upcoming biopic **Enslaved 25: The Early Years**
TWO screenings on August 26, 2017. Facebook event here.
CINEMATEKET i Bergen
Georgernes Verft 12, 5011,
1st screening begins at 12h30. 2nd screening begins at 15h40
— Limited seating! Arrive early! — 20Kr entrance fee — cash only please —
Canadian filmmaking team Vivek Venkatesh, David Hall and Owen Chapman in attendance.
Schedule subject to minor modifications:
12h45 Enslaved 25: The Early Years mini-documentary
15h10 Panel with filmmakers
15h40 Enslaved 25: The Early Years
18h05 Panel with filmmakers
Boundaries and Ties
Blekkmetal screened at the Boundaries and Ties conference at the University of Victoria, BC on Sunday June 11. The film was introduced by Anna Chilewska and followed by a Q&A with Jason Wallin and Vivek Venkatesh. For further information, click here.
Briefcasefest 2017 #1: The Blekkmetal Film with Basilica
Blekkmetal screened at Briefcasefest 2017 on May 19 at Faith / Void in Toronto. The film was preceded by a performance from BASILICA (Malphas, Wasted Paper Zine) and followed by a Q&A session with director David Hall and producer Vivek Venkatesh.
3rd Annual Fantastic Cinema & Craft Beer Festival
Blekkmetal screened at the 3rd Annual Fantastic Cinema & Craft Beer Festival which was held from May 3-7, 2017 at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock, Arkansas.
April 19, 2017 @ Cinedelphia Film Festival in Philadelphia
Blekkmetal screened at Cinedelphia on Wednesday 19, April.
December 6, 2016 @ METRO cinema in Edmonton, Canada
BLEKKMETAL was screened at 7pm alongside the 30th anniversary of HEAVY METAL PARKING LOT, as part of METRO’s ongoing music documentary series. The event was followed by a Q&A with Jason Wallin.
September 17, 2016 @ ALTA FIDELIDAD – Muestra Internacional de Cine Documental Musical in Bogotá, Colombia
The Blekkmetal Film was screened on September 17, 2016 in Bogotá, Colombia at the ALTA FIDELIDAD – Muestra Internacional de Cine Documental Musical – an internationally-renowned festival featuring music documentaries. We salute our fans in Bogotá, Colombia and hope that they enjoyed our ode to the Bergen black metal scene. No fun, no trends.
July 3, 2016 @ Grimposium in Montreal, Canada
April 14, 2016 @ Grimposium 360 in Brooklyn, USA
Complete list of Blekkmetal press coverage
Decibel Blekkmetal documentary gets second US screening at Cinedelphia
Cinedelphia Review of the Blekkmetal film by Andy Elijah
CTV Montreal. Permission to think dark thoughts with Mutsumi Takahashi
Daily Vice Metal Music Therapy: Breaking the Silence on Solitude and Depression
Vice du Jour “GRIMPOSIUM EXPLORE LE METAL EXTRÊME NORVÉGIEN” par Simon Coutu
Decibel “Norwegian Invasion event screens Blekkmetal movie, hosts Ivar Bjørnson’s BardSpec performance” by Greg Pratt
Voir “Blekkmetal et Bardspec: Des projets artistiques proposés par des membres d’Enslaved” par Yanick Klimbo Tremblay
University of Alberta ‘Blekkmetal’ is what the apocalypse sounds like by Scott Lingley
University of Alberta From shock to doc: Norwegian black metal on the big screen by Kateryna Barnes
Concordia University Montréal dans l’œil de la tempête Grimposium par Elisabeth Faure
Concordia University Metal Heads, Brace yourselves! Grimposium gets set to storm Montreal by Elisabeth Faure
Montreal Rampage Black Metal Arrives with Grimposium and Ivar Bjornson’s Blekkmetal by Sinj Karan
Exclaim “Grimposium Brings “The Norwegian Invasion” to Montreal for 2016 Event” by Simon Slingerland
Yell Magazine “Grimposium’s Norwegian Invasion Hits Montreal” by Shawn Loeffler
BraveWords Blekkmetal review by David Perri
Zombitrol Blekkmetal review by Andrew Epstein
Hellbound Blekkmetal review by Laura Wiebe
Rezine Blekkmetal review
Enslaved performing Jotunblod from the Blekkmetal documentary.