Inquiring Nuns

Inquiring Nuns

DocDays screenings

Following presentations of the film, we host a series of Skype Q&As with director Gordon Quinn plus panel discussions with artists Amy Sharrocks (Soho only) and Madeleine Hodge, whose work features similar interventions into public life.

Monday 27 May 6.30pm, Curzon Soho

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Tuesday 28 May 6.30pm, Curzon Oxford

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With thanks to Violet Pictures.

1967: two nuns stand on Chicago street corners asking passersby, ‘Are you happy?’

Powerful and disarming in its simplicity, their responses range from bemused, to amusing, to spiritual, to searching.

Newly restored and featuring music by Philip Glass, Inquiring Nuns is a brilliant time capsule of what was on America’s mind in 1967 (especially the Vietnam war) but also a thought-provoking documentary milestone that deserves to be better seen.

These screenings are to be followed by a Skype Q&A with director Gordon Quinn and a panel discussion with artists Amy Sharrocks and Madeleine Hodge, whose work features similar interventions into public life.

Director:

Gordon Quinn, Jerry Temaner

Starring:

Sister Marie Arne, Sister Mary Campion

Running Time:

90 minutes

Certificate:

U
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