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Embrace of the Serpent Film

Thursday 2 November 2017, 8:00 pm

Ditchling Village Hall


This extraordinary, hypnotic work by Colombian director Ciro Guerra seems at first glance to be a dreamy inversion of the themes of Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo and Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, turning a generic heart of darkness into a crucible of light, seen from the perspective of indigenous Amazonian tribespeople. Mixing fact and fiction in fable-like fashion, Guerra’s third feature offers both a bold indictment of colonial imperialism and a powerful celebration of disappearing cultures.
Director Ciro Guerra Spanish, Portuguese, 2015 12 125 mins

Admission: Doors open 7:30 pm Members free £5 for Guest Members

Contact: John Jenkins 01273 846359

Member: Ditchling Film Society
Type of Event: Film
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