‘Acts of Faith’ Film Series Screens at Bard Graduate Center


The film series Acts of Faith showcases films that depict a wide variety of religious rituals across cultures, from individual acts of devotion to community-wide sacred practices. Selections include ethnographic documentaries, fictional narratives, and experiments in cinematic form.

Guest curated by Ed Halter, Critic in Residence at Bard College, and founder and co-director of Light Industry, a venue for film and electronic arts in Brooklyn.

Adults $8 / Students and Seniors, $5. Five-event pass, $35.
Gallery admission is free with a purchased ticket.
All screenings begin at 6:30 pm and take place at
38 West 86th Street, Lecture Hall

Register here.

Learn more.
October 19
6:30 pm
Lourdes (dir. Jessica Hausner, 2010, Austria, 96 minutes)
October 26
6:30 pm
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (dir. Freida Lee Mock, 1994, USA, 108 mins)
November 16: Selected Shorts
6:30 pm
Ex Voto (dir. Tania Cypriano, 1990, Brazil, 7 mins)
Crosswalk (dir. Jeanne Liotta, 2010, USA, 19 mins)
Visions de Lourdes (dir. Charles De Keukelaire, 1932, Belgium, 13 mins)
Mammy Water (dir. Jean Rouch, 1956, France, 18 mins)
“Courtesy Icarus Films”
Sons of Shiva (dir. Robert Gardner and Ákos Östör, 1985, USA, 29 mins)
(Total run time 86 mins)
December 14
6:30 pm
The Secret Nation (dir. Jorge Sanjinés and the Ukamau Group, 1989, Bolivia,128 mins)

On View in the Gallery
Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place
September 14, 2018–January 6, 2019

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