2022 Opening Night Selection and the Inaugural Winner of the Flo Stone & Roger D. Stone Award for Outstanding Artistry in Filmmaking


Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions, documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a 1991 volcanic explosion, leaving a legacy that forever enriched our knowledge of the natural world. Director Sara Dosa and the filmmaking team fashion a lyrical celebration of the intrepid scientists’ spirit of adventure, drawing from the Kraffts’ spectacular archive. Fire of Love tells a story of primordial creation & destruction, following two bold explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for the sake of love.


Bonus Content: IndieWire’s Anne Thompson interviews Fire of Love director Sara Dosa and producers Ina Fichman and Shane Boris


Fire of Love

2021 US 93mins
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Director: Sara Dosa
Types: Documentary, Feature
Topic: Global Perspectives, History, Technology & Science