Michael believes he is Christ, everyone else thinks he’s a fool: only a miracle can repair their faith. Receiving news of an old friend in desperate need, he embarks on a barefoot pilgrimage through the Atacama Desert, an area blighted by an exploitative mining industry and in dire need of faith in something.
With thanks to the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, at the University of Manchester.
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El Cristo ciego is part of ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival (31 Mar-17 Apr 2017).