Check out these films with a cause
The Social Forum Film Series presents the following films at 7:35 p.m. at The Magic Theatre, 107 Argall Way in Nevada City; admission is $4. A discussion takes place after the screening.
April 3 Ð “Eyes on the Prize: Volume 3 Ð Ain’t Scared of Your Jails 1960 Ð 1961.”
SFFS continues its presentation of the most comprehensive television documentary ever produced on the American civil rights movement. It focuses on the events, issues, triumphs and tragedies of ordinary people as they tested their power to effect change in America in the years from 1954 through 1965, a period termed “the Second American Revolution”.
See college students unite to overcome segregation. Watch as lunch counter sit-ins spread throughout the South, giving life to a new force – the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. 60 minutes. See http://www.pbsvideoinsider.org.
April 10 Ð “Jesus Camp” (2006); co-sponsored by SFFS and The Magic Theatre. A growing number of Evangelical Christians believe there is a revival underway in the United States that requires Christian youth to assume leadership roles in advocating the causes of their religious movement. Jesus Camp, directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, follows Levi, Rachael, and Tory to Pastor Becky Fischer’s “Kids on Fire” summer camp in Devil’s Lake, North Dakota, where kids as young as 6 years-old are taught to become dedicated Christian soldiers in “God’s army.”
The film follows these children at camp as they hone their “prophetic gifts” and are schooled in how to “take back America for Christ.” The film is a first-ever look into an intense training ground that recruits born-again Christian children to become an active part of our political future. 87 minutes. http://www.jesuscampthemovie.com.
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