The Mountain Funeral

Year: 2014

Director: Jonathan Johnson

Playing time: 6 minutes

Language: English

In this short film, the American artist Jonathan Johnson combines images of Iceland’s mountain landscape with the story of an old man who, as a boy, attended an unusual funeral in the Appalachians.

In this short film, the American artist Jonathan Johnson combines images of Iceland’s mountain landscape with the story of an old man who, as a boy, attended an unusual funeral in the Appalachians. Jonathan Johnson is professor of photography and digital media at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio (USA). In his free work he uses art forms such as photography, film and video to explore his ideas about place and nature. Jonathan is interested in those elements of a place that transmit its stories, history and culture. In the process, he seeks contrasts or connections that will influence the images we create of a story. Jonathan Johnson’s work has been exhibited in more than thirty countries.