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Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

Film
Thursday, April 7
7 pm
Cost: Free
An ailing German explorers quest for a rare plant finds him navigating the Colombian Amazon in search of a young shaman to show him the way.

An official Marquee International Film Festival Selection

Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina| DCP | 125 min | Dir. Ciro Guerra

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT is an epic film telling the story of one German Anthropologist's quest for a medicine that will cure him of his deadly ailment. This quest entails hiring a local guide to bring him to the far corners of the Colombian Amazon in search of a young shaman. Justin Chang from Variety states that "At once blistering and poetic, not just an ethnographic study but also a striking act of cinematic witness."

Watch the Trailer!

An official Marquee International Film Festival Selection

Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina| DCP | 125 min | Dir. Ciro Guerra

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT is an epic film telling the story of one German Anthropologist's quest for a medicine that will cure him of his deadly ailment. This quest entails hiring a local guide to bring him to the far corners of the Colombian Amazon in search of a young shaman. Justin Chang from Variety states that "At once blistering and poetic, not just an ethnographic study but also a striking act of cinematic witness."

Watch the Trailer!

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