1000 years of Icelandic popular music.
Screaming Masterpiece captures all the energy of the world's hottest indie music scene in Iceland's cool capital city of Reykjavik. There are masterful performances by international superstars like Bjork, Sigur Ros and Mum, as well as insider looks at the music being played in local clubs by a host of other bands with unpronounceable names but unforgettable music. The film journeys through Iceland's breathtaking landscape and back down the centuries to Viking times in search of an answer to the question, asked again and again by the music press and eager fans: Why is this music so hot? This is a feature-length powerhouse film, throbbing with musical energy and fast-moving visuals. If you have ever wondered at the distinct and captivating music of Iceland, this is the film that will take you to the source and show you where it's all coming from. An inspirational rock-documentary, Screaming Masterpiece is a piece of music history.