Leaps of Faith

Friday, February 1, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Filmmaker Lodge, 550 Main St. (2nd floor)

From snake-wielding Appalachian Pentecostals and real-life revolutionary Satanists to a Catholic near-future in Brazil, this year’s Festival is filled with fiction and nonfiction films inhabiting religious worlds as a basis for telling the stories of our times. Join critic and journalist Alissa Wilkinson, directors Brittany Poulton and Dan Madison Savage (Them That Follow), director Paul Harrill (Light From Light), and Jex Blackmore (featured in the documentary Hail Satan?) to explore why so many artists are taking these narrative leaps of faith and what they tell us about religion and cinema culture.


Britt Poulton
Dan Madison Savage
Paul Harrill
Jex Blackmore
Alissa Wilkinson
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