Benedetta [In-Person Only]

This event took place Jan 21 - Jan 23, 2022

$13 General Admission
$10 Student/Child/Senior
$7 Member

⚠️ Public safety notice ⚠️

NWFF patrons will be required to double-mask while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them. To be admitted, patrons ages 5+ will also be required to present EITHER proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative result from a COVID-19 test administered within the last 48 hours by an official testing facility. Boosters are strongly recommended, though not required for entry.

NWFF is adapting to evolving recommendations to protect the public from COVID-19. Read more about their policies regarding cleaning, masks, and capacity limitations here.

⚠️ Content warning ⚠️

This film contains several explicitly sexual scenes, self-inflicted violence, physical torture, suicide, and scenes alluding to or depicting violent rape. For more specific warnings, visit here.

Paul Verhoeven
France, Belgium & Netherlands
2h 11m


Based on a true story, a 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta’s shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core.

(Paul Verhoeven, France, Belgium & Netherlands, 2021, 131 min, in French & Latin with English subtitles)
Image credit for all stills: Paul Verhoeven’s ‘BENEDETTA.’ Courtesy of IFC Films. An IFC Films Release. More detailed image credits are available here.

A vintage Verhoeven brew [of] violence, sex, and religious hypocrisy” – The Hollywood Reporter

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