Theology & Film Discussion - Virtual

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  • August 13, 2020
  • Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Coordinator: Eric Koenig-Reinke

“Ava DuVernay's powerful drama Selma tells the incredible story of how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the epic march from Selma to Montgomery to secure equal voting rights in an event that forever altered history.

55 years after the historic marches from Selma, as we witness the expression of decades of collective pain, we should reflect on Dr. King's words: "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

The key message of Selma is the importance of equality, dignity and justice for all people. Clearly, that message is as vital today as it was in 1965.” (from http://www.selmamovie.com/)

With the recent passing of Congressman John Lewis who participated in the march from Selma to Montgomery; this Film is a powerful reminder of what it means to get in “good trouble.”

Selma is available for rental online through a variety of services, and you are invited to watch Selma, beforehand, and then join us on August 13th, at 7 PM to discuss this film. 

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