Join our community as we use contemporary film to challenge and stimulate our understanding of the moral, spiritual and theological issues presented in the cinematic art form. The power of the human story conveyed through image, symbol and dialogue captures the complexities of being human. Immediately following each viewing is a wide-ranging discussion on the meaning and message of each specific work and its implications on our spiritual nature.
St. Vincent, starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy, is a hilarious comedy about a young boy whose parents have just divorced and he finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.
Belfast, a British coming-of-age drama written and directed by Kenneth Branagh. The story follows a young boy's childhood in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the beginning of 'The Troubles' in 1969.
There are no African-American Saints formally recognized within the Catholic Church, but that could soon change. There are six incredible black men and women who are on the path to Canonization. The documentary "A Place At The Table" tells their stories, the impact of their faith witness on the American church and society, and how their histories and recognition is influencing the faith and lives of Black Catholic clergy and laity today. The Catholic Church is starting to recognize their impact and may soon name any or all of them Saints. It's time to hear their stories.
Bayard Rustin, a dedicated civil rights activist, was a top advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr., and the major architect behind the 1963 March on Washington. But the force of his activism for racial and economic equality has largely been untold and unsung because he was an openly gay man. This film elevates his voice and legacy.