The Black Monk

$10 Regular
$8 for Members (not a member?)

Inspired by an Anton Chekhov story, a filmmaker struggling with sanity encounters a legendary monk and uncovers the meaning of life and a lost love.

Filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno will introduce both screenings. 
Wednesday, June 7th – Special Guest:
The Black Monk is referenced by Dr. Anthony Tobia in curricula to teach medical students at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Dr. Tobia will host a didactic on Twitter during this screening and then provide a brief review of psychosis as related to the film.

Thursday, June 8th – Special Guest:
Historian Dr. Christopher Bellitto of Kean University will discuss the role of Catholicism in the film.
  • Genre

    Drama, Romance, Feature Film

  • Runtime

    105 min

  • Section

    Filmmakers Local 505

  • Release Year


  • Director

    Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno

  • Cast

    Jack Berenholtz, Drew Dix, Emily Gardner Hall, Tim Nicolai, Victoria Wallace, Charles Warburton, and featuring Rev. Augustine J. Curley, O.S.B.

  • Country