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“Corpus Christi”

July 21, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

After spending years in a Warsaw prison for a violent crime, 20-year-old Daniel is released and sent to a remote village to work as a manual laborer. The job is designed to keep the ex-con busy, but Daniel has a higher calling. Over the course of his incarceration, Daniel has found Christ. He aspires to join the clergy, but his criminal record means no seminary will accept him. When Daniel arrives in town, one quick lie allows him to be mistaken for the town’s new priest, and he sets about leading his newfound flock. Though he has no training, his passion and charisma inspire the community. At the same time, his unconventional sermons and unpriestly behavior raise suspicions among some of the townsfolk — even more so as he edges towards a dark secret that the community hasn’t revealed in the confessional booth. 

Poland; Not Rated; Directed by Jan Komasa (2019); 115 minutes; in Polish with English subtitles

Click here to read a transcript of Dr. John Pfeifer’s accompanying lecture.
Click here for large-print version.

Registration is required. After you register, you will be emailed a confirmation from a service called Eventbrite. On the day of the event, a link to access the film will be emailed to you 30 minutes prior to the scheduled screening time. The viewing is time-sensitive. The link will activate on Tuesday, July 21 at 7pm and will expire on Wednesday, July 22 at 6pm.


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July 21, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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