The International Society for Metal Music Studies (ISMMS) Conference

Blekkmetal screened at the ISMMS 5th Biennial Research Conference  on June  7, 2022, in Mexico City, Mexico. The screening was followed by a discussion about the film with Vivek Venkatesh, Owen Chapman, and Nelson Varas-Diaz.

Premiere Plans d”Angers Film Festival

Blekkmetal screened at the Premiers Plans d’Angers 32nd European First Film Festival on January 22, 2020, in Angers, France. It was screened under the music and cinema category, followed by a panel discussion about extreme metal.

**The Blekkmetal Film ** French Premiere

Dans le cadre des 20 ans de Garmonbozia la première projection en France des documentaires “Enslaved 25: The Early Years” et “Blekkmetal” a eu lieu à La Jument Pavoisée (Rennes). Samedi 27 Octobre de 13h00 à 16h00.

As part of Garmonbozia’s 20 years Jubileum, the première in France of the two documentaries “Enslaved 25: The Early Years” and “Blekkmetal” took place in La Jument Pavoisée (Rennes). Saturday 27 October 1pm-4pm.

Facebook event here.

**The Blekkmetal Film ** European Premiere – Norwegian Premiere

Grimposium, Uneasy Sleeper and the Blekkmetal festival organisers presented **The Blekkmetal Film** – European Premiere – Norwegian Premiere  preceded by exclusive screening of portions of upcoming biopic **Enslaved 25: The Early Years** at TWO screenings on August 26, 2017. Facebook event here.
Georgernes Verft 12, 5011,
Bergen, Norway

Canadian filmmaking team Vivek Venkatesh, David Hall and Owen Chapman were in attendance.

Boundaries and Ties

Blekkmetal screened at the Boundaries and Ties conference at the University of Victoria, BC on Sunday June 11. The film was introduced by Anna Chilewska and followed by a Q&A with Jason Wallin and Vivek Venkatesh. For further information, click here.

Briefcasefest 2017 #1: The Blekkmetal Film with Basilica

Blekkmetal  screened at Briefcasefest 2017 on May 19 at Faith / Void in Toronto. The film was preceded by a performance from BASILICA (Malphas, Wasted Paper Zine) and followed by a Q&A session with director David Hall and producer Vivek Venkatesh.


3rd Annual Fantastic Cinema & Craft Beer Festival

Blekkmetal screened at the 3rd Annual Fantastic Cinema & Craft Beer Festival which was held from May 3-7, 2017 at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock, Arkansas.

April 19, 2017 @ Cinedelphia Film Festival in Philadelphia

Blekkmetal screened at Cinedelphia on Wednesday 19, April.

December 6, 2016 @ METRO cinema in Edmonton, Canada

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BLEKKMETAL was screened at 7pm alongside the 30th anniversary of HEAVY METAL PARKING LOT, as part of METRO’s ongoing music documentary series. The event was followed by a Q&A with Jason Wallin.

September 17, 2016 @ ALTA FIDELIDAD – Muestra Internacional de Cine Documental Musical in Bogotá, Colombia


The Blekkmetal Film was screened on September 17, 2016 in Bogotá, Colombia at the ALTA FIDELIDAD – Muestra Internacional de Cine Documental Musical – an internationally-renowned festival featuring music documentaries.  We salute our fans in Bogotá, Colombia and hope that they enjoyed our ode to the Bergen black metal scene. No fun, no trends.

July 3, 2016 @ Grimposium in Montreal, Canada


April 14, 2016 @ Grimposium 360 in Brooklyn, USA