Portland film screening WAITING FOR JOHN

Mark your calendars for June 26! Coming soon to The Hollywood Theatre in Portland:
WAITING FOR JOHN, a PBS Pacific Heartbeat series documentary film will screen at The Hollywood Theatre in a special event screening with the Director, Jessica Sherry attending for a Q&A.
See the film:
Sunday, June 26 at 7:00pm, The Hollywood Theatre
Tickets $9, available now >
About the film:
When the American military landed on a remote island in the South Pacific during World War II, the islanders were amazed by America’s fantastic cargo – planes, trucks, refrigerators, canned food. They thought such goods could only come from the Gods. Led by the mysterious prophet John, a religion was born, the John Frum Movement, also known as a Cargo Cult.

The film, Waiting for Johnfollows the history, culture and conflict of this Cargo Cult religion from the perspective of the last believers on a remote island in the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu.
In the process this film asks, where do prophets come from? And what makes people believe?
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