Previously at the ICA - Films
6 May 2007
"One of the most extraordinary and powerful films at Sundance" Roger Ebert
"Son of Man could hardly be bettered" Variety
"A vivid, thrilling, visually awe-inspiring piece of cinema" Daily Telegraph
Winner: Best Feature, Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2006 Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2006 Winner: Best Feature Traverse City Film Festival Winner: Best World Cinema San Francisco Black Film Festival
Based on the New Testament, the narrative unveils a portrait of a man of our time whose currency is the politics of compassion. Son of Man is a gripping journey of love, deception and betrayal in a conflicted society.
This screening is courtesy of Spiers Films.
Dir Mark Dornford-May, South Africa 2005, 86 mins, subtitles