Reel Faith Film Series
Presented by New College Berkeley and First Pres
Dates: Friday, August 4, 11, 18, and 25
August 4: Freetown
A film about the civil war in Monrovia during the 1990’s. A true story of faith, courage, and freedom.
Facilitated by: Mark Stryker, MDiv, Associate Pastor for Christian Formation at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley.
August 11: The Other Son
Two young men, one Israeli, one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.
Facilitated by: Marilyn McEntyre, PhD, 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 18: Silence
A story of Christian persecution in 17th century Japan based on the novel by Shusaku Endo.
Facilitated by: Sharon Gallagher, MTS, professor of Christianity and the Media at New College Berkeley. She is also the editor of Radix magazine, for which she writes a film column.
August 25: To the Wonder
A romantic drama about old and new loves directed by Terrence Malick.
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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