Employing atmospheric slow-cinema aesthetics and examining the mystique of extra terrestrial life with a Tarkovskian eye on a micro-budget scale isn’t exactly a piece of cake, but Ian Clark nails it in is new feature “A Morning Light.” Starring filmmakers Zach Weintraub (“Slackjaw,” “You Make Me Feel So Young“) and Celia Rowlson-Hall (“Ma“), the film is an understated sci-fi thriller about two people who start to experience strange phenomenons while in the woods of the Pacific Northwest.

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Premiering at Torino Film Festival in 2015, “A Morning Light” has gone on to play throughout the country, with two upcoming screenings at the Northwest Film Forum (Monday, September 26th) and the New Orleans Film Festival (October 15 & 18). We’re proud to premiere the trailer for the film which you can see below.

Clark, who nabbed a slot in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Film in 2012, is a prolific indie auteur: most of his films are available, for free, right over at his Vimeo page.