The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents The Mill and the Cross, directed by Lech Majewski (Poland/Sweden, 2011, 92 min, in English, Polish & Spanish w/English subtitles).
Starring Rutger Hauer, Charlotte Rampling and Michael York, the film is inspired by Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s “The Procession to Calvary,” focusing on a dozen of the 500 characters depicted in the 1564 painting, set against a backdrop of religious persecution in Flanders.
Introduction by Barbara Bolibok, UMass. The director will be present.
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