Friday, October 4, 6 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library
New Mexico: the early '40s. As the entire world is plunged into war for a second time, Antonio Má rez grapples with the harsh realities all around him. His life is forever changed by the sudden arrival of Ultima, a woman with supernatural healing powers, who has come to his family on a mission of kindness. As Ultima inspires Antonio to question authority and see the world from a new perspective, the young boy witnesses a series of seemingly impossible events that have a profound impact on his concepts of divinity and fate. Director Carl Franklin helmed this adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya's controversial novel about a young boy and the enigmatic healer who opens his eyes to the wonders of the spiritual realm. Bless Me Ultima. (DVD 2013).
Run Time: 102 minutes
Rated: PG-13 (for some violence and sexual references)