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Fire of Love: Q&A with Director Sara Dosa

Join WFTV for a conversation with director Sara Dosa who will be discussing the making of the documentary from idea to screen.

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Fire of Love: Q&A with Director Sara Dosa
Fire of Love: Q&A with Director Sara Dosa

Time & Location

17 Nov 2022, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a 1991 volcanic explosion, leaving a legacy that forever enriched our knowledge of the natural world.

Director Sara Dosa and the filmmaking team fashion a lyrical celebration of the intrepid scientists’ spirit of adventure, drawing from the Kraffts’ spectacular archive. Fire of Love tells a story of primordial creation and destruction, following two bold explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for the sake of love.

Join WFTV for a conversation with director Sara Dosa who will be discussing the making of the documentary from idea to screen; offering insight to her creative process and working with archival footage and some of the challenges faced along the way. Chaired by journalist, moderator and film festival consultant Wendy Mitchell.

Event Schedule:

17:55: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:00: Event begins, in conversation with Sara Dosa

18:45: Audience Q&A

19:00: Finish

Sara Dosa (Director) is an Indie Spirit Award-nominated doc director and Peabody award-winning producer whose interests lay in telling unexpected character-driven stories about ecology, economy and community. Her first feature as a director The Last Season won a Golden Gate Award at its SFIFF 2014 premiere and was nominated for the Indie Spirit Truer Than Fiction Award.

Dosa co-directed an Emmy-nominated episode of the Netflix music series “Re-Mastered.” Dosa’s third feature as a director, The Seer & The Unseen, premiered in 2019, winning awards at a number of festivals. As a producer, she produced the Peabody-winning Audrie & Daisy (2016 Sundance/Netflix Originals) and the Peabody and Emmy nominated Survivors (2018 IDFA/POV). Dosa co-produced the Academy Award-nominated The Edge of Democracy (2019 Sundance/Netflix Originals) as well as An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017 Sundance / Paramount). In 2018, DOC NYC named Dosa to the inaugural “40 Under 40” class of documentary filmmakers and was inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She graduated from Wesleyan University and holds a master’s in anthropology and international development economics from the London School of Economics

Wendy Mitchell, Moderator

Wendy Mitchell is a journalist, moderator and film festival consultant. She is a contributing editor at Screen International, the UK and Nordic delegate for San Sebastian and the producer of Sundance London. She has also been a speaker, mentor or consultant for Berlinale EFM, Cannes Marche, EAVE, First Cut Lab, The National Film and TV School and more.

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Attending participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask questions by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

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