CULTURAL AUTOPSY 13
CHRIST COMES TO THE PAPUANS
Location: Filmtheater ‘t Hoogt
Christ Comes to the Papuans,
THOMAS BALMES (FRANCE 2000, VIDEO, 83:00 MIN)
“First, we got the Catholics. Then, the Seventh Day Adventists. Then… I can’t remember. Oh, yes, the Evangelical Church of Papua. I’m not sure whether the Adventists were here before or after. After the Adventists, it stopped for a while. By the way, which church do we belong to? Are we apostolic or what? I don’t know anymore.”
How do traditional communities view our Occidental culture which seems so convinced of its strength and the universality of its values?
(This Selection is curated by IMPAKT)