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FILM: Novitiate

Novitiate                           May 2, 2-4pm
Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality. "A stirring, soulful convent drama from first-time director Maggie Betts features Melissa Leo in an Oscar-worthy performance as Mother Superior. The film is a potent provocation shot through with grit and grace." Peter Travers, Rolling Stone 
Stars: Eline Powell, Dianna Agron, Julianne Nicholson, Melissa Leo, Margaret Qualley
   R | 2h | 2017