At once a detailed social history of 16th-century Flemish life and a keen study of the artistic imagination, Lech Majewski's The Mill and the Cross brings to life before our eyes The Way to Calvary, Pieter Bruegel's dense frieze of Christ's passion set within a busy rustic Flanders scene.
The Mill and The Cross
Saturday, April 23, 2011, 12:30 p.m.
Phyllis Wattis Theater
The Mill and The Cross, Lech Majewski, 2011, 97 min., video
Image: Lech Majewski, The Mill and The Cross (still), 2011; photo: courtesy San Francisco International Film Festival
Presented by the San Francisco International Film Festival in association with SFMOMA.