You bring your friends. We‘ll bring the popcorn. And together let’s explore our faith in film.

September 23, 2016, 6:30PM

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000, PG-13)

1 hr, 46 mins.

Loosely baO Brothersed on Homer’s “Odyssey,” the movie deals with the picaresque adventures of Ulysses Everett McGill and his companions Delmar and Pete in 1930s Mississipi. Sprung from a chain gang and trying to reach Everett’s home to recover the buried loot of a bank heist they are confronted by a series of strange characters–among them sirens, a cyclops, bank robber George “Baby Face” Nelson (very annoyed by that nickname), a campaigning governor and his opponent, a KKK lynch mob, and a blind prophet who warns the trio that “the treasure you seek shall not be the treasure you find.”

Discussion will center on the theme of “redemption.”

December 9, 2016, 6:30PM

The Iron Giant (1999, PG)

1 hr, 26 mins.

“Iron Iron Giant Giant” is based upon the 1968 story, ‘Iron Man,’ by the British poet laureate Ted Hughes. The film is about a giant metal machine that drops from the sky and frightens a small town in Maine in 1958, only to find a friend named, Hogarth.  The giant ultimately finds its humanity in saving the townspeople of their fears and prejudices.

Discussion will center on the themes of living and dying and the soul.

March 10, 2017, 6:30PM

The Shawshank Redemption (1994, R)

2 hrs, 22mins.

ShawshankAndy Dufresne is sent to Shawshank Prison for the murder of his wife and her secret lover. He is very isolated and lonely at first, but realizes there is something deep inside your body that people can’t touch or get to….’HOPE’. Andy becomes friends with prison ‘fixer’ Red, and Andy epitomizes why it is crucial to have dreams. His spirit and determination lead us into a world full of imagination, one filled with courage and desire. Will Andy ever realize his dreams?

Discussion will center on the theme of “hope.”

May 5, 2017, 6:30PM

Weapons of the Spirit  (1989)

Weapons of the SpiritDuring World War II, in and around one village in Nazi-occupied France called Le Chambon sur Lignon, 5,000 Jews were sheltered—by 5,000 Christians!

This is the astonishing story of a unique conspiracy of goodness told by the people of this town themselves in filmmaker Pierre Sauvage’s documentary.

Discussion will center on “grace,” “love of neighbor,” and “praying for enemies.”