2015 Dallas International Film Festival: Words with Gods
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Writer/director Guillermo Arriaga (of Babel and The Burning Plain fame) marshals an elite group of world-class filmmakers in this daring anthology film dealing with the divine and the oh-so-human.
The nine shorts that comprise the collection, written and directed by the likes of Emir Kusturica (Underground), Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding), and Alex de la Iglesia (Witching and Bitching, The Last Circus), among others, explore faith, loss, family, death, regret, longing, desire, sin, redemption, and the human condition—each short containing a voice unique to it's filmmaker, told through a lens of a particular faith, culture, and region.
In the end, Words with Gods will strike audiences as more than just a cultural study across nations—it’s a dialogue among civilizations and philosophical voyage of global proportions.