Come to Harm

2011 / 18 mins / Iceland / directed by Borkur Sigthorsson

Saturday, March 3

7 Pm
US Navy Heritage Center
$10 in advance HERE or at the door

DC Premiere
Screens with Ultrasonic 2012 / USA / directed by Rohit Colin Rao

The barren, concrete landscape of contemporary Reykjavik contributes the setting for the thriller, which tells the story of Stefan, whose life is slipping into turmoil. When he senses an intruder in his home, panic quickly turns to grim determination and he decides to arm himself for the inevitable confrontation.

Borkur Sigthorsson started his professional career in photography in Iceland, initially working mainly with Icelandic bands and musicians and then branching out into advertising and directing.  In 2004, Borkur was signed as a director to the renowned UK music video company Oil Factory (later to become Factory Films), where he worked for the next 5 years, directing music videos and commercials.   In January 2010, Borkur had his first Los Angeles exhibition with Blythe Projects in collaboration with The Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA)  (www.blytheprojects.com).  Borkur is a member of the Los Angeles art and film collective The Masses (www.wearethemasses.com). Come To Harm is his second short film following the award-winning film Support. Borkur is currently developing his first feature film.

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