Damascus Steel | Nice IFF 2018

27/04/2018 By Film Fest Webteam

Directed By
Jaan Kolberg

Feature Documentary

The film’s main character is Taimo Kõrvermaa, a blacksmith nicknamed Sepa Tom (Tom Blacksmith), who is also called Damascus as he is one of few craftsmen in Estonia who has the skills for forging a sword made of Damascus steel.
The foundation of the film is the blacksmith creating a sword, ordered by the Estonian Neopagans, from beginning to end. In parallel, we will explore the life of the smith, who grew from a thieving orphanage child into a craftsman.

Run time: 78m