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The Blind Side - Film Discussion Guide

The Blind Side
By: Jane Deren, PhD

Based on the true story of Michael Oher and Leigh Anne Tuohy, this film traces the relationship of a homeless young African American high school student and a well-to-do family who opens their home and their hearts to him. With intensive tutoring and coaching, Mike begins to realize his potential in school and on the football field, which leads to his success.  This three-page film discussion guide includes a film synopsis, themes to explore, Catholic social teaching connections and discussion questions.