In Caracas a priest claimed to have witnessed a statue of the Virgin Mary weeping tears of blood. I set off for Venezuela with my camera to investigate. Many weeks later back in Glasgow, when my own film was almost finished, I found myself vulnerable in front of another camera. The flames extinguished, the smoke dispersing, a stranger’s camera filmed me in my home weeping black tears, my face covered in soot. I didn’t make this film. It just happened through misfortune, coincidence and a chain of philosophical reasoning.
Screening Formats: Digi Beta, DV-Cam
SCREENED – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2008
Supported by: Scottish Screen, Scottish Documentary Institute
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This film was developed through Bridging the Gap, an opportunity for emerging filmmakers based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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