As part of The Nerve Centre and Unboxed’s Our Place in Space, award-winning filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) will be in conversation at the QFT, discussing what drove him to create One Strange Rock – his ten part documentary series which explores the fragility and wonder of planet Earth – one of the most peculiar, unique places in the universe. A screening of one of the episodes will precede the interview.
One Strange Rock (Available on Disney+) Hourlong episodes delve into monumental events such as genesis, cosmic violence, human intelligence and alien life, oxygen, and survival vs. destruction, while host Will Smith guides viewers on an unprecedented exploration, bolstered by an elite group of eight astronauts.
Darren Aronofsky is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. Widely known for his thoughtprovoking and intelligent filmmaking, Aronofsky makes films that are often regarded surrealistic and disturbing. In 1998, Aronofsky made his first feature film, the psychological thriller ‘Pi’. He went on to write and direct some of the most controversial films in recent years, including ‘Requiem for a Dream’, the Oscar nominated ‘Black Swan’, and ’The Wrestler’.
Darren will be in conversation with Joan Parsons – Head of QFT.
Photo by Andriy Makukha