Milo Rau / Switzerland

The New Gospel

July 1621.30

What would Jesus preach in the 21st century? Who would his disciples be? Milo Rau returns to the origins of the Gospel. The protagonist is Cameroonian activist Yvan Sagnet, the first black Jesus in the history of European cinema. In 2011, Sagnet promoted the first strike of migrant workers in Italy. During the film’s shooting, he went to the largest refugee camps in southern Italy. And in those places around Matera, the same town where Pier Paolo Pasolini and Mel Gibson shot their films about Jesus, he found his disciples and started the Revolt of Dignity with them.

Free entrance
  • Ex cement factory
    via Santarcangiolese - Corner with via Santa Maria (San Michele)

Duration: 107 minutes.

Tickets can’t be booked. Entrance passes available at the Box Office (Piazza Ganganelli) on the same day of the event from 5pm.

Directions: take Via Santarcangiolese and turn into Via Santa Maria, where you will immediately find a large parking lot.