Rock Bottom Riser
aemi and CIFF are proud to present the Irish premiere of Rock Bottom Riser by Fern Silva, aemi’s Artist-in-Focus at CIFF 2022. A dynamic feature debut that examines myriad encounters with an island world at sea, this essay film exploring Hawaii weaves a tapestry of post-colonialism and pop culture with cinematic brio and a wry wit.
Rock Bottom Riser is an essential document and an exhilarating tour-de-force, a palimpsest that traverses geology, ethnography and astronomy, described by The New York Times as "[A] psychedelic mixtape of a movie..."
Followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Fern Silva
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