A Black Jesus

    • Luca Lucchesi
    • Germany, Italy
    • 92 min
    • World Premiere
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    For many centuries, in a small town on the southern border of Europe, people have been worshipping a statue of a black Jesus. 19-year old Edward from Ghana, guest of the refugee centre which is the subject of great debate in the village, asks to carry the statue in the annual procession and to stand next to the white locals that bear its cart. The community is divided. On a journey exploring the source of fear and prejudice against "the others", the inhabitants of this small European village are called upon to question their own identity, starting with the very icon of their own belief: a black Jesus.

    Credits

    Director
    Luca Lucchesi
    Production
    Wim Wenders for Road Movies GmbH, Léa Germain for Road Movies GmbH
    Involved TV Channel
    NDR Fernsehen, NDR

    Contact

    World Sales
    Christa Auderlitzky for Filmdelights, Filmdelights
    Festival Handling
    Christa Auderlitzky for Filmdelights

    More information

    Available versions
    DCP,color
    Spoken languages
    Italian
    English
    French
    Wolof

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