David Elkins | 2019 | 8 min.

2021 Official Selection

Wildfire is the end and beginning of a process that has been occurring for millennia. Immolation is a cinematic journey through time that bears witness to this cycle as the land is scorched by flame, then begins the long period of regrowth and recovery. Filmed over the course of several years throughout numerous fire zones in California, this unique short film utilizes several special camera techniques to tell the story of this distinct process of destruction and rebirth.

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