Woman at War
Forum Cinema Hexham / Thursday 26th March
Presented in collaboration with Nordic Voices.
To her friends, Halla (Halldóra Geirharõsdóttir) leads a quiet and routine life. But her happy and upbeat exterior hides a secret double life as a committed environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias 'The Woman of the Mountain', she secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry to protect the stunning highland landscape that is under threat.
Funny, moving and utterly unique, Woman at War follows Halla as she juggles the adoption of a beautiful little girl whilst planning her final act of industrial sabotage.
Forum Cinema, Market Place, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1XF
About the film
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
Run Time: 101 mins
Icelandic language with English subtitles.
Community organisation information
Nordic Voices celebrate the many things which draw the North East and the Nordic countries together. Their main event is Sankta Lucia, a Swedish festival of light that they have organised in Hexham Abbey for the last two years.