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Mon, Feb 10, 20206:30 pm
Doors open
Gordon Vogt Film Screening Room
The Isabel Human Rights Arts Festival

MATAR A JESUS (Killing Jesus)


Monday, February 10, 2020 at 6:30 PM

2017 / 95 minutes

Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Director: Laura Mora


The film tells the story of a photographer whose father is killed by an assassin, whom she later gets

to know. In this youthful revenge saga based on true events, an idealistic

Colombian student witnesses her father’s murder and is aghast at the

ineptitude and apathy of the local police force. Time to take matters into

her own hands. The story is based on the biography of Laura Mora who’s

father was killed in Medellín. The film shortlisted to be the Colombian

entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.


Thank you to Susan Lord and Dorit Naaman for the curation of the films for this festival.