Thursday, August 02, 2007

Independent Film - The Island

Independent Film - The Island
August 24, 2007

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Synopsis: Somewhere in Northern Russia, in a small Russian Orthodox monastery, lives a very unusual man. His fellow monks are confused by his bizarre conduct. Those who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future. However, he considers himself unworthy because of a sin he committed in his youth. A parable about faith and salvation, The Island combines the realities of everyday Russian life with monastic ritual and routine. Language: Russian with English subtitles. Running Time: 112 Minutes