Apparition (2012/2013)



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Also Known As: Aparisyon

Opened: 07/10/2013 Limited

MoMA/NYC07/10/2013 - 07/15/20136 days

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Genre: Filipino Drama (Tagalog w/English subtitles)

Rated: Unrated


The chaos leading up to Ferdinand Marcos's 1972 declaration of martial law is palpable even within the cloistered walls of Adoration--a convent nestled in a lush forest outside of Manila. Eluding the careful watch of Mother Superior, doe-eyed newcomer Sister Lourdes begins attending political rallies in secret with Sister Remy, a young nun suffering a crisis of faith in the wake of her brother's protest-related disappearance. Pitting prayer against political action, guilt against sin, Apparition explores the repercussions of (mis)interpreting the actions of men as the will of God.

-- Courtesy MoMA/NYC