Monday, January 3, 2011

Cinema Catechism in 2011

Happy New Year!

Cinema Catechism is pleased to announce its Winter/Spring schedule, focusing on the theme of the Theological Virtues, Faith, Hope, and Love --

(the second Thursday of each month)

January 13, 2011
Beyond the Gates – in the midst of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, a priest provides faith, hope, and love. Starring John Hurt (A Man for All Seasons, I Claudius, The Elephant Man, 1984, Alien).

February 10, 2011
Bernadette – a beautiful Lady in White appears to the lowly Bernadette Soubirous at the grotto of Massabielle. Shown at Lourdes. Starring Sidney Penny.

March 10, 2011
Joseph of Nazareth: The Man Closest to Christ – the first feature film on the just and righteous St. Joseph, defender and protector of Jesus, Mary, and the Church.

April 14, 2011
Edith Stein: The Seventh Chamber – the powerful story of Carmelite St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, the philosopher who converted to Catholicism and was martyred in the death camp at Auschwitz. Starring Maia Morgenstern (who played Mary in The Passion of the Christ).

May 12, 2011
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien – Fr. Damien brings hope to those who had lost hope at the hell that was the leper colony at Kalaupapa. Starring David Wenham (Lord of the Rings), Peter O’Toole, and Derek Jacobi.

June 9, 2011
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days – the gripping true story of the fearless anti-Nazi heroine of The White Rose group, which had urged Germans to oppose and resist the Hitler regime.

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