The Light Ahead Screen 1 article

The Light Ahead


The Light Ahead Poster
  • Pretty uninteresting in terms of aesthetics (mostly static two shots), but then again the emphasis for Ulmer’s film was to make something for the community he worked with. What becomes interesting here is seeing this story in terms of a “progressive Judaism,” where instead of bracing old traditions (“Better a Jew with no beard than a bead with no Jew”), the film instead suggests that real faith would try and embrace science and modernism.