FESTIVAL BEAT: Vera Farmiga in “Higher Ground”

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. -- “Higher Ground” is a nuanced tale of one woman struggling to balance her rebellious intellect with her membership in a restrictive Christian sect. Eventually, after twenty years of compliance she decides to turn away from her faith. Vera Farmiga (“Up In The Air”) directs and stars in “Higher Ground” and also co-wrote the script with Carolyn S. Briggs, whose memoir “This ... more >