By Rosie Goodman
Speaking in Tongues is the journey of a young man, unsure of himself, his faith and coping with the loss of his Mother. Jake’s quiet mourning speaks volumes when he decides to join an Evangelical summer internship in Chicago to recruit people to his new Church. Unsure of everything, what to study in college, how to understand his grief, his sexual urges, Jake is lost until he’s found. His faith leads him to believe that the church and Christ will heal not only heal his grief and insecurities about himself but make him a healer of others. Is he a healer? Let’s just say he has a very “hands-on” approach. Mostly shot on the streets of Chicago, around various L stations, Jake is tasked with confronting strangers with a religious survey, he finds himself questioning the very things he’s asking of others. Can you heal through the power of prayer? Can grief be healed through faith? Based on filmmaker Nathan Deming’s personal experiences, come and be a part of this coming of age journey. Purify yourselves in the waters of Lake Michigan and go see Speaking in Tongues.