US Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, somehow observations like the state of a run-down country church, meeting the ridiculous frauds on the streets and memories inspire him to take up, after initially fierce refusal, the part of a traveling preacher when a cab driver insists he looks like one in his new hat. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus, his first disciple being an 18-year old simpleton with a ‘prophetic gift.
Wise Blood by John Huston  – 106min
The screening will be followed by discussion, wine and live music
Date + Time
Friday, March 16
$5 Suggested Donation
The Main Gallery
51 Bergen St.