My Days of Mercy
Dir. Tali Shalom-Ezer, 2019, USA, 103 mins
| Outdoor Summer Screening |
Followed by Q&A
For Lucy Morrow (Ellen Page), life stopped the night her mother was murdered, and, eight years later, she’s still waiting for it to start again. Her father was arrested, charged with the killing, and now awaits his execution on death row; however, he has always passionately denied committing the crime. She, her sister (Amy Seimetz), and her brother (Charlie Shotwell) spend several weekends out of the year protesting the death penalty outside of different state executions across the country. It is at one of these protests where Lucy meets Mercy (Kate Mara), a woman her own age who she has an instant attraction to. Mercy is a member of the Homicide Survivors Group – a group of people dedicated to supporting both the families of murder victims and the death penalty itself. Though they belong to opposite sides of what is often a fiercely charged confrontation, Mercy and Lucy quickly become entangled in each other’s lives.
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7:00 PM: Doors Open 7:45 PM: Live Music 8:30 PM: Film Begins 10:30 PM: Q&A 10:45 PM: After-Party