Eldmessan - a film on the Laki eruption and The Mist Hardships (Móðuharðindin) in 1783-1784. Gagarin produced this documentary for Skaftáreldar ehf, an organization created for the purpose of promoting the history of this particular natural catastrophe.
The Laki Eruption was the largest eruption since the settlement of Iceland. Approx. one fifth of the Icelanders died, and about one million died world wide due to failed crops and atmospheric pollution caused by the Laki Eruption.