In the trailer for Arjuna Neuman’s new film, Caesium Forest, you see a swat team outside a hotel room, then a Christian man in a space that looks like a slapdash club, talking about how grateful he is. Later, there will be an explosion in the hotel room and the grateful Christian and friends will lose themselves in a techno party that’s there way of worshipping. Worship, or reverence, is what interested Neuman — sometimes it’s religious or sometimes the communities he films revere certain technological innovations (like the space shuttle). He’s debuting the film at Echo Park Film Center.

Sun., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 11/23/14)

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