Judith Escalona’s THE KRUTCH at Brooklyn Indie House


The surreal story about a Puerto Rican psychoanalyst with a long-suppressed identity problem that erupts with some dire consequences. The film is unique in exploring the mental anguish and shame associated with racism. Stylistically akin to Buñuel with an eye towards Godard, it occupies an absurdist space that keeps it from descending into the maudlin cliches of realism. With Jaime Sanchez as the mysterious Dr. Guzman and Cathy Haase as his unsuspecting patient Mrs. Kleist. The Krutch, b&w, 2004, 29 minutes.

Two Saturdays: May 12 and May 19 at 7PM

Brooklyn Indie House
Embora Studio
900 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY

For more info: http://www.brooklynindiehouse.com/

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