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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Sigur Rós Doc Comes to Seattle

posted by on December 12 at 11:38 AM


Sigur Rós have confirmed a number of theatrical screenings of their new documentary film Heima, which was released on DVD Nov 20. All the screenings will be in high-definition with 5.1 surround sound audio, so audiences can fully appreciate the splendor of this remarkable film.

Heima—which translates as both “At Home” and “Homeland”—chronicles a series of free concerts Sigur Rós played in their native Iceland over the course of summer 2006. Combining both the biggest and smallest shows of their career, the entire tour was filmed, and now provides a unique insight into one of the world’s most fascinating and inscrutable bands captured live while exploring their natural habitat like never before. The film was by Nick Fenton with direction from the Oscar-nominated Dean DeBlois. The DVD release includes the film along with a second disc of live performances from all over Iceland, and there is a deluxe edition of the package that includes a 112 page hard bound photo book. Hvarf/Heim, a companion double CD package that includes music from the film along with other new recordings is also available in stores now.

Tickets for each are available via, and stay tuned to for further confirmations.

Word is the film is epic.

It hits Seattle’s Metro Theaters on December 20 at 8 pm.

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yeah, even the TRAILER is epic.

Posted by molly hamilton | December 12, 2007 12:15 PM

i think i just read and reread the word 'inscrutable' five times over to make sure i was reading it right.

Posted by cosby | December 12, 2007 1:49 PM

Sigur Ros deFINES epic. I really want to see them live, what are the chances of that happening any time soon?

Posted by Katelyn | December 12, 2007 2:11 PM

Eww, the Metro? This should be showing at Cinerama.

Posted by Lengua | December 12, 2007 4:17 PM

I watched the DVD at home and ended up reliving the Benaroya show in my living room, so I can only imagine what it can do in a theater. Heima is fantastic.

Posted by Sara | December 12, 2007 4:32 PM

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