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

Journey of Hope

journey of hope The story of a poor Turkish family who try to emigrate illegally to Switzerland.

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1 Corinthians 13:13; Matthew 25:34-40; Psalm 146:4-6; Galatians 5:22-23

The Cranes Are Flying

the cranes are flying Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.

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Ecclesiastes 9:17-18, Isaiah 30:18, Psalm 68:5-6, Romans 8:22-26, 1 John 3:16-19, Deuteronomy 30:19

Cast Away

cast away A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island.

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Genesis 2:18, Galatians 4:3-5, Luke 16:9, Mark 6:31, Psalm 69:13-14, Romans 8:5-6, 1 Corinthians 13:12-13

The Miracle Worker

the miracle worker The story of Anne Sullivan’s struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

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Luke 15:4-7, Hebrews 12:11, Proverbs 14:29, 2 Corinthians 1:3-5, Philippians 1:29

Ballad of a Soldier

ballad of a soldier During World War II, 19 year old soldier Alyosha gets a medal as a reward for a heroic act at the front. Instead of this medal he asks for a few days leave to visit his mother and repair the roof of their home. On the train eastwards he meets Shura who is on her way to her aunt. In those few days traveling together they fall in love.

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Psalm 39:4-7, Acts 20:36-37, Ecclesiastes 3:1, Ecclesiastes 3:8, Proverbs 11:25, Proverbs 11:3, 2 Corinthians 1:3-7

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

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

The Bicycle Thief

the bicycle thief A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.

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Jeremiah 22:16, Psalm 20:7, Psalm 103:13-14, Proverbs 6:30, 2 Corinthians 4:6-9, Proverbs 30:7-9, James 2:12-13, Romans 15:13

Fully Alive

fully alive We are born to live FULLY ALIVE! …yet at times we may feel like people who lead lives of quiet desperation. Somewhere along the way, all the passion that once burned in our souls has been smothered. It is about time we rekindled that flame! With his trademark humor and powerful stories, Ken Davis shares about his personal journey, all the way from lethargic resignation, to a new life of adventure, spiritual renewal, eternal joy, and perfect health… or as Jesus might have put it, living life to its fullest.

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Colossians 2:13, Ephesians 6:6-7, Galatians 5:1, Romans 12:11-12, Ephesians 5:14, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Ecclesiastes 3:1-4, 2 Peter 3:8-9, Philippians 3:10-11

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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