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Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus

Fri 9:10 PM , Sun 12:10 PM , Mon 3:10 PM Plays with: City of Mermaids

Directed by Andrew Douglas

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Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus&

is a remarkable roadie film that takes Jim White, its central character, along the back roads of the deep American South This is simply excellent filmmaking, and the collage of characters revealed, from those in small cafes to steamy Pentecostal churches, are marvelous All of it is stitched together by music: rural banjo strumming men sitting on back porches or spartan living rooms All the while a strange statue of Jesus is hauled in the trunk of White&

s rusty car White&

s voice over is at times lyrical, one line being how the backwoods folks search ever so tenaciously for the one gold tooth in God&

s crooked smile

http:wwwsearchingforthewrongeyedjesuscom

City of Mermaids

Documentary 16 minutes

Fri 9:10 PM, Sun 12:10 PM, Mon 3:10 PM Plays with: Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus

Directed by: Leah Wolchok

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City of Mermaids&

shines the spotlight on the Florida attraction Weeki Wachee Springs It was once an important and popular attraction and now fights for survival

This documentary probes the minds of Weeki Wachee mermaid swimmers, both former and current, on what the park means to them and Florida&

s history It contains great footage of the swimmers&

routines

http:wwwcityofmermaidscom

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