Wide Angle Saxon

16mm, color, sound, 22 min
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Earl Greaves is polishing the grille of his Cadillac Coupe de Ville. He used to work as an assistant cameraman for a television station. On one program there was an interview with "Lamb," a messianic ...
Rental format: 16mm

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Earl Greaves is polishing the grille of his Cadillac Coupe de Ville. He used to work as an assistant cameraman for a television station. On one program there was an interview with "Lamb," a messianic Jewish folk duo comprised of Joel Chernoff and Rick "Levi" Coghill. Lamb's main purpose is to minister to Jews, that's why they use Jewish terminology like calling Jesus by his Hebrew name Yeshua. Earl isn't Jewish, but hearing Joel and Rick made him decide to read the gospels - and he is convinced .... Earl is troubled by the possibility that his own possessions might be a barrier between him and God. One evening he goes to a film showing at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. The film is long and boring, consisting of shots of red paint being poured on "a wide variety of objects," the last of which is a hotplate. Earl is so bored that his mind wanders all over the place. One of the places it wanders to is the realization that he is in fact too attached to his possessions, and he determines to do something about it ....

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