Movie Nights for Thinkers and Seekers

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The Journey

During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuiness and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley are forced to travel by car together.

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Ephesians 4:2-6; Luke 6:22-23; Romans 12:18-21; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; Genesis 24:21; Proverbs 13:12-13

Master and Commander

master and commander During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.

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Romans 13:1-10, Mark 6:50, Proverbs 24:5-6

Oliver Twist

oliver twist An adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

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Exodus 22:22–23, Psalm 10:12–14, Proverbs 22:22–23, Proverbs 29:16, Romans 12:14–21

The Imitation Game

the imitation game During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

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Proverbs 18:17, James 1:19, Proverbs 27:9, James 2:8–13

Ever After

ever after The “real” story of Cinderella. A refreshing new take on the classic fairy tale.

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Galatians 6:7–10, Psalm 68:5–6, Job 1:1, Lamentations 3:25–32, 2 Peter 1:5–7

United

united United is based on the true story of Manchester United’s legendary “Busby Babes”, the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy.

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Psalm 31:9-10, 2 Samuel 1:26, Romans 5:3-5, Nehemiah 4:6, Ecclesiastes 4:9-10, Revelation 1:9

Shadowlands

shadowlands C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.

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Romans 5:1-5, Revelation 21:1-4, Psalm 31:9-10, 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, 1 Corinthians 13:13

Waste Land

waste land A social documentary based around the lives of garbage pickers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a man by the name of Vik Muniz creates art out of recycled material. The film starts with an introduction into Vik Muniz’s career as an artist and how he is reveled as “one of the greatest [artists] of our generation”; swiftly leading into his desire to change the lives of the catadores, only to discover that he would become the changed.

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Mark 12:41-44, Psalm 113:5-7, 1 Timothy 2:1-4, Hebrews 6:1, Romans 12:2, Romans 15:13

Saving Mr. Banks

saving mr. banks Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

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Numbers 23:19, Proverbs 13:12, Ephesians 5:18-19, 2 Corinthians 7:10, Ecclesiastes 5:7, Proverbs 12:18, Matthew 6:14-15, Galatians 3:13-14

The Princess Bride

the princess bride A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

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John 15:13, Proverbs 17:22, Proverbs 2:1–5, 1 Corinthians 16:13, Isaiah 41:10, Ephesians 6:2–3, Romans 12:17–19, Proverbs 24:26

Movie Nights

Coming soon!

“Mr. Bean’s Holiday” (November 9th)
“Joyeux Noel” (December 7th)
“Tolkien” (January 11th)
“Old Fashioned” (February 8th)
“The Professor and the Madman” (March 14th)

 

We’ve test-driven all the movies on this site using our discussion guides with teens & adults. Please let me know if you’d like some encouragement or tips in starting your own group, whether in a home or on a university / college / school / church campus . . . karen@srsoln.com

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