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Silent Light, Fri & Sat April 10 & 11
2009, 7:00 & 9:30

Gorgeous Cinematography Shines in a Rural Mennonite's Test of Faith

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Silent Light shows at IFS on Fri & Sat April 10 & 11, 2009, 7:00 & 9:30

Silent Light
Gorgeous Cinematography Shines in a Rural Mennonite's Test of Faith
Fri & Sat April 10 & 11
2009, 7:00 & 9:30

The physical is rendered spiritually meaningful by the storytelling of director Carlos Reygadas in his drama about a rural man in northern Mexico. Chihuahua's desolate spaces form the dramatic natural backdrop for the story of a Mennonite's crisis of faith in his religion and himself after he commits one of the cardinal trespasses. Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2007.

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