JESUS Town, USA
by Billie Mintz & Julian Pinder
USA, CAN | 2015 | 79'
Screened as a Swiss premiere at Visions du Réel 2016
For the past 88 years the passion play about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ has attracted huge crowds. Now the town faces a terrible challenge. The actor who has been playing Jesus is retiring. The play needs a new one. What happens if the new Jesus has secret he is hiding from everyone?