Kidnapped for Christ

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Documentary Audience Award Winner, Slamdance 2014

American teenagers are taken from their homes in the middle of the night and shipped to an Evangelical reform school in The Dominican Republic. The school psychologically disorients them through culture shock and isolation, to re-build them into ideal Christian adults. One such student is David, who gets forcibly enrolled in the program after coming out to his parents. The struggles David’s community face to secure his freedom reveal how far the school will go to prevent its students from leaving.

Preceded by: MILK AND BLOOD (Markus Englmair, 11 min., USA/Iceland)

A lactose intolerant milk farmer takes revenge on his father after being wrongly accused for breaking the milk tank.

  • Country Dominican Republic/USA
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 85 minutes
  • Director Kate S. Logan