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Film Gun Hill Road & Director Coming to Nazareth

  • Time:

    6:00 p.m.
  • Date:

    Monday, October 8, 2012
  • Location:

    Otto A. Shults Center Forum

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Event Info

The film Gun Hill Road - A Grand Jury nominee at the Sundance Film Festival is coming to Nazareth College on Monday, October 8th in the Shults Center. Showtime is 6:00pm followed by Q & A with the director of the film.

Here is a link to the trailer

 - see below for a brief synopsis.

After three years in prison, Enrique (Esai Morales) returns home to the Bronx to find the world he knew has changed. His wife, Angela (Judy Reyes), struggles to hide an emotional affair, and his teenage son, Michael (Harmony Santana), explores a sexual transformation well beyond Enrique's grasp and understanding.

Unable to accept his child, Enrique clings to his masculine ideals while Angela attempts to hold the family together by protecting Michael. Still under the watchful eye of his parole officer (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.), Enrique must become the father he needs to be or, once again, risk losing his family and freedom.

Can a father's fierce love for his family overcome his street-hardened ideas about manhood and end the vicious cycle controlling his life? Writer/director Rashaad Ernesto Green's first feature film is an intricate portrait of a family divided told with sensitivity, gentle humor, and a deep understanding of the environment that shapes its people.

Please visit the following link to see a previous interview with the producer Rashaad Ernesto Green.

The film contains sexually explicit content and is meant for mature audiences.

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