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Tag: film

World Youth Alliance hosts Manhattan International Film Festival 2013

The World Youth Alliance will be hosting the Manhattan International Film Festival on Friday, February 22 – Sunday, February 24, 2013. The WYA’s Manhattan International Film Festival views short films by young directors from around the world, including Macedonia, Australia, Portugal, Italy, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and the United States. The festival will feature presentations and screenings by renowned award-winning independent filmmaker, […]

“Building a New World”: exploring human and spiritual issues through film

“Building a New World” is new initiative Interdisciplinary Centre  for Social Communications of the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome, Italy) beginning today, Friday, 2 March. This project is focused on film and the power film has in our lives. The premise is: a good film liberates, forms and calls us to a new way of seeing […]

‘There Be Dragons’ — Even Saints Have A Past

There’s a film worth watching and spending time thinking about. I believe that we need to reflect upon the great themes of humanity: peace, forgiveness, love, selfishness, self-giving, regret, power, sin, and grace. Either we confront and reject nihilism and thrive, or we capitulate to it and die. We have this opportunity in Roland Joffe’s […]