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Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, MONDAYS at 7:30pm, doors at 7pm
Raven's Cry Theatre,
SATURDAYS at 2pm, doors at 1:30pm
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GIBSONS November 21
Colombia 2015, 125 min, drama. Spanish & other languages with English subtitles. Director: Ciro Guerra
This extraordinary adventure, based on a true story, follows a charismatic tribal shaman as he helps two scientists, 40 years apart, search for plants in the Amazon. Both sorcerer and saint, this proud yet tragic being struggles against the unstoppable current of history.
As the men snake their way up the river, this poetic, hypnotic film explores the devouring of a culture by colonialism. Shot in stunning black and white, this is simply a unique work of art.
'Embrace Of The Serpent' Is A Work Of Art, And A Singular Cinematic Experience. Indiewire review by Jessica Kiang, February 2016.
Embrace of the Serpent: An Interview with Ciro Guerra by Michael Guillén. Cineaste, Spring 2016.
Nominated Oscar 2016 - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (Columbia)
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