Exiles of the Shattered Star

Director: Kelly Richardson

Institute History

  • 2009 Sundance Film Festival


Kelly Richardson uses cinematic language to create part-real, part-imagined landscapes that provoke audiences to participate in storytelling while offering visual metaphors for our modern "reality"—a wavering hybrid of fact and fiction.

Exiles of the Shattered Star portrays an idyllic countryside showered with what appear to be the fiery remnants of another place.

Commissioned by ISIS Arts (Newcastle, United Kingdom).

Screening Details


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