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Bless Me, Ultima (feature film)

Community Room
Thursday, Jan 25, 2024, 2:00pm to 4:15pm

Bless Me, Ultima

Directed by Carl Frankilin.  Perfomances by Luke Ganalon, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez, Dolores Heredia.  Columbia PIctures Inc. 2013.  102 min.  PG-13.  Drama / History.

Based on acclaimed author Rudolfo Anaya’s novel, BLESS ME, ULTIMA is a turbulent coming-of-age story about a young boy growing up in New Mexico during World War II. When a curandera named Ultima moves in with his family, Antonio experiences a series of mysterious and terrifying events which cause him to grapple with questions about his own destiny, and the powers of this mystical woman.