Dir. Steve McQueen (2008).
Based on the jailhouse passion of Irish Republican martyr Bobby Sands, British video artist Steve McQueen’s first feature is an extreme drama, replete with suffering and pain, a reasoned political essay, and a cinematic icon with an awe-inspiring final movement that, informed by a thousand years of religious art, is something to experience even more than watch.

Sat., May 28, 8 p.m.; Mon., May 30, 4:30 p.m., 2011

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