The Black Monk
$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.
Filmmakers Local 505
Jack Berenholtz, Drew Dix, Emily Gardner Hall, Tim Nicolai, Victoria Wallace, Charles Warburton, and featuring Rev. Augustine J. Curley, O.S.B.