Critical Writing Index

Arcs Poetica: The Life and Death of Lightning

by Robert Enright

Border Crossings, June 2009, no. 110, pp. 20-21

The article reviews award-winning Canadian documentarian Jennifer Baichwal's film Act of God, a film which tells the stories of various people who have been struck by lightning. Through these stories, Baichwal explores religious faith, and why humans feel the need to give meaning to events.

ITEM 2009.083 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Act of GodJennifer Baichwal