Manifest Destiny Jesus [Online Encore]

View this title online from
Oct. 1–31, 2021 &
Dec. 1, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Sliding scale virtual admission, $5–25

Josh Aaseng, Daemond Arrindell & T. Geronimo Johnson


Dedicated to the “future memory of white supremacy,” Manifest Destiny Jesus is a clever Seattle-area documentary which juxtaposes interviews with artists, religious figures, and community members to examine the links between the historically dubious representation of Jesus as white, the crucifixion, lynching, police brutality, and gentrification. It finds inspiration in a transracial family, a sermon by a Black female theologian, and a uniquely integrated Seattle congregation.

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1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

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