Movie Nights for Thinkers and Seekers

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Unbroken

unbroken After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he’s caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

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Ephesians 4:1-3; 1 Peter 3:14-17; Zephaniah 3:17; Proverbs 16:32; Deuteronomy 31:6; Matthew 6:14-15

1000 Times Good Night

1000 times good night Rebecca is one of the world’s top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young daughters need Rebecca, who, however, loves both her family and her work.

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Isaiah 42:5-7, James 2:14-17, 1 John 4:18-21, Mark 4:9, Matthew 10:31

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

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

The Good Lie

the good lie A group of Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.

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Matthew 25:31-46

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

Grave of the Fireflies

grave of the fireflies A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister’s struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

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Matthew 25:35–40, Isaiah 61:3, Proverbs 17:17, Jeremiah 22:3, Hebrews 6:18–20

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)

 

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