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BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Sep 15 2018
BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY

Canadian-American actress/writer/co-director Nell Shipman (1892-1970) stars in this exciting silent-era blockbuster that was remade twice in Hollywood. Set in Canada’s remote and sometimes frozen north, the film tells of a tough, resourceful young woman living with her father in the woods when she is forced to fight off the sexual advances of a brutal villain. Preceded at 5:00 by ethnographic “fieldwork footage” shot by writer and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. It documents rural

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