innocence

Today I went to the 'Toronto Passion Play' at Queensway Cathedral. I found this scene quite disturbing and while the long (8 seconds) hand held exposure does not reproduce the way it looked it captures the way it felt. The actor depicting Jesus struggled to drag his cross down the main isle while taunted by a crowd and driven by Roman soldiers with swords and flaming torches. All around an audience of 4000 faces, including mine, passively looked at what was unfolding for this innocent man - there was something in this moment that felt horrible - and I suppose it should

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