Faith & Film Series
Interested in thought-provoking film and conversation?
The Faith & Film Series,
co-sponsored by First Pres Berkeley and New College Berkeley, returns
this August with a collection of films that chronicle the story of
people invited by God on journeys of a lifetime.
Dates: Friday, August 3, 10, 17, and 24
August 3 –– Ida / with Sam Choi, MD
A Polish drama about a young woman on the verge of taking vows to become a Catholic nun.
August 10 –– Stones Cry Out / with Marilyn McEntyre, PhD
In the land where Christianity was born, little is ever said about the Palestinian Christian minority.
Facilitated by: Marilyn McEntyre, PhD, is author of numerous works of poetry and prose including Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies. She has taught literature courses at Westmont College, Princeton Seminary, and New College Berkeley.
August 17 –– Letters to Father Jacob / with Sharon Gallagher, MTS
A Finnish priest takes in a pardoned criminal, who is transformed by the quiet witness of the humble priest.
August 24 –– The Kid with a Bike / with Ryan Pemberton, MTS
This Belgian movie tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who is comforted by a woman after his father has abandoned him.
Facilitated by: Ryan Pemberton, MTS, Minister for University Engagement at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley. He is the author of Called: My Journey to C.S. Lewis’s House and Back Again.
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