SALTO. Directed by Maximilian Moll. Germany. 2012.85 min. German with English subtitles
The list of predicted dooms days is long and goes back thousands of years, yet the world is still turning like it always has been. But what needs to be done when your friend disappears in fear of the world’s end? Marion, a sensationalistic TV-journalist, decides to look for her friend Lucia who disappears after a quarrel about the probability of a doomsday scenario. Marion is drawn into the research of a potential world’s end and believes, Lucia has taken off with a suicidal cult. In her search, Marion travels to Portugal and finds a group of people camping outdoors in an uninhabited strip close to Salto and sees them preparing for the day of leaving with rituals, dance and singing..
Saturday, May 4th, 7:30 PM