Film: The Tree of Life

Event time: 
Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 2:00pm
Event description: 

Part of the Religion and Film Series

Part of Films at the Whitney

Whitney Humanities Center

Presented with the Initiative for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion, the Whitney Humanities Center, the Program in American Studies, the Department of Religious Studies, and the Film Studies Program.

Professors Kathryn Lofton and Sally Promey will lead the audience in a post-screening conversation that aims to decipher just what this big, strange, unwieldy film means.  Included in this discussion will be considerations of creation, deconstruction, dinosaurs, parenthood, the Book of Job, myth, knowledge, and the religious history of Waco, Texas.