Killing Jesús


The Main 2 Sun, Apr 15, 2018 4:45 PM
Marcus Rochester Cinema Mon, Apr 23, 2018 9:30 PM
The Main 2 Thu, Apr 26, 2018 7:10 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Film Info
Original Title:Matar a Jesús
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Cine Latino
Women & Film
Voice Category:Drama-rama!
Release Year:2017
Runtime:99 min
Festivals & Awards:EROSKI Youth Award
Special Mention Kutxabank
Fedeora Award
SIGNIS Award - San Sebastián International Film Festival
Cine Latino Award - Palm Springs International Film Festival
Roger Ebert Award New Directors Competition - Chicago International Film Festival
Best Director - Cairo International Film Festival
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Latido Films
Director:Laura Mora
Producer:Diego F. Ramirez
Alex Zito
Ignacio Rey
Juan Pablo Garcia
Maja Zimmermann
Cinematographer:James L. Brown
Screenwriter:Laura Mora
Alonso Torres
Editor:Leandro Aste
Composer:Sebastián Escofet
Principal Cast:Natasha Jaramillo
Giovany Rodríguez
Camilo Escobar
Carmenza Cossio
Juan Pablo Trujillo


Tickets to Rochester screenings will be sold at the door.

The hunt for revenge turns a young woman into a shade of not only herself, but the man who wronged her family. This sophomore feature from director Laura Mora introduces us to the bright and naïve Lita, an art student from Medellin who has, until now, escaped the darker reaches of her environment. While they’re driving home, her beloved father is shot dead by a hitman who escapes into the shadows.

The aftermath, including the following police investigation, leaves Lita with no closure and certainly no justice. Renaming herself Paula, she tracks down the killer, Jesus, with the intent of retrieving the murder weapon. In doing so she steps into his shadowy world and discovers that things may not be as black and white as she once believed.

Director Biography

Laura Mora Laura Mora has produced several projects, including her debut feature film, Killing Jesus, as well as Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal (’12) and Brotherhood (’06). Killing Jésus saw its world premiere at The Toronto Film Festival in 2017.



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