Salt and Fire – Exclusive NYFCS Preview

Salt and Fire – Exclusive NYFCS Preview

Series: New York Film Critics Series
Director: Werner Herzog
Running Time: 98 minutes


Hold on tight for Werner Herzog’s blistering new film focusing on ecological disaster in South America. Join Film Critic Shawn Levy for an advanced, pre-release screening of Salt and Fire. He'll speak with star Michael Shannon as bonus on-screen talk-back following the film.

From acclaimed director Werner Herzog comes this tense psychological thriller! Two ecologists (played by Veronica Ferres and Gael Garcia Bernal) are sent to South America as part of a U.N. investigation into an ecological disaster. They are quickly kidnapped by the villainous CEO (played by Michael Shannon) of a large company held responsible for the ecological disaster. But when a supervolcano nearby begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.

About the NY Film Critics Film Series: A regular series of ongoing preview screenings is established in approximately 50 selected major markets. Audiences experience all of the excitement of live Q&A sessions held in New York City, hosted by Peter Travers. The big screen events deliver 9-13 curated pre-release films per year to discerning audiences on a monthly basis. Each movie in the Screening Series is introduced live by Peter Travers. Audiences then see award contenders prior to their release followed by live, HD Q&A between Travers, audiences and talent from the films. Each piece brings the energy and VIP nature of prestigious, NYC screenings for nationwide audiences to interact with stars and directors via two way simulcast.