Movies with a Message

In our series Movies with a Message, we feature movies that convey a meaningful spiritual or ethical theme. Following the movie, participants have the opportunity to enter into discussion and reflect upon the meanings and implications of the movie.

Details:

Movies with a message begin at 6:15pm and are viewed in the Dominican Sisters of Peace Great Bend Motherhouse Auditorium.

*Free will donation taken for refreshments.

Winter-Spring 2017 Movies with a Message

The Real Face of Jesus From the Shroud of Turin – Tuesday March 28

A team of graphic experts uses cutting-edge 3D software to being a holy relic know as the Shroud of Turin to life.  Many believe Jesus Christ was buried in this ancient linen cloth, which bears traces of blood and the faint, ghostly image of a man.

 

Risen – Tuesday April 18

Risen is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius (Tom Felton), are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus (Cliff Curtis) in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

Pay It Forward – Tuesday May 16

The story of a social studies teacher who gives an assignment to his junior high school class to think of an idea to change the world for the better, then put it into action. When one young student creates a plan for “paying forward” favors, he not only affects the life of his struggling single mother, but he sets in motion an unprecedented wave of human kindness which, unbeknownst to him, has blossomed into a profound national phenomenon.