Moral Peril

Moral Peril

2 Episodes

Caroline Monnet and Daniel Watchorn’s hallucinatory short uncovers the horrifying history of a Canadian infirmary for Native American children, and Carl Theodor Dreyer conjures a seventeenth-century town consumed by fear of witchcraft.

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Moral Peril
  • The Black Case

    Episode 1

    Directed by Caroline Monnet and Daniel Watchorn • 2014 • Canada

    An eight year old girl and her infant cousin experience a series of traumatic events while quarantined in the infirmary of a residential school for Native children in Canada.

  • Day of Wrath

    Episode 2

    Directed by Carl Th. Dreyer • 1943 • Denmark

    Filmed during the Nazi occupation of Denmark, Carl Dreyer's Day of Wrath (Vredens dag) is a harrowing account of individual helplessness in the face of growing social repression and paranoia. Anna, the young second wife of a well respected but much ol...