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Chosen: Custody of the Eyes (2017)

New at the Browning

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:00PM
Browning Cinema

Directed by Abbie Reese
Not Rated, 110 min, DCP

Director Abbie Reese is scheduled to appear in person!

This documentary is set within the highly insular realm of the Corpus Christi Monastery and tells the story, through self-scrutinizing video recordings, of a former blogger and painter confronting what she believes is her calling: becoming a cloistered contemplative nun. Chosen forms an intimate portrait of “Heather” as she takes on a new name—“Sister Amata”—as she becomes a cloistered contemplative nun in a strict religious order. (Both names are aliases she selected to reflect the Poor Clare Colettine values of hiddenness and anonymity.) Co-presented by the Department of Philosophy.

This is a free but ticketed event. Tickets will only be available for pick-up one hour prior to the performance. To guarantee your reservation please pick-up your Will Call tickets at least 15 minutes prior to the performance. In the event of a sell out, unclaimed Will Call tickets will be used to seat patrons waiting on standby.

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