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Film Discussion Guide: How Capitalism is Killing Itself , by: Irene Koo

How Capitalism is Killing Itself is a powerful documentary addressing issues of inequality and exploitation under our current capitalist system. Connections to CST, reflection questions, and a direct ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Hidden Figures , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Hidden Figures tells the remarkable story of three African American women who played a significant role in the NASA launch of John Glenn, the first person to orbit the earth. This resource includes a ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Silence , by: Irene Koo

Silence, based on the historical novel by Shusaku Endō, tells the story of Jesuit missionaries navigating a seventeenth-century Japan resistant to Western Christianity. This film discussion guide off...more

Film Discussion Guide: Loving , by: Anna Misleh

Loving (2016) tells the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, whose interracial marriage led to the landmark Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a proj...more

Film Discussion Guide: 13th , by: Irene Koo

Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary 13th argues that, although slavery was ostensibly abolished in 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment legally embedded and allowed a pernicious form of enslavement in Ame...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story , by: Anna Misleh

Chico Mendes was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader, environmentalist, and martyr. This film highlights Mendes’s work to end the destruction of the Amazonian rain forest and to organize t...more

Film Discussion Guide: 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This gripping documentary is based on the true story of Jordan Davis, a young black teenager who was shot at a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. This film discussion guide includes a summary, conn...more

Film Discussion Guide: Crash , by: Anna Misleh

The film Crash follows several individuals in the city of Los Angeles as they confront and are confronted with prejudice, racism, and acts of injustice. This discussion guide includes a summary, conne...more

Film Discussion Guide: Zootopia , by: Anna Misleh

This film discussion guide offers a unique look at this popular animated film by connecting its themes to Catholic social tradition. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Co...more

Film Discussion Guide: Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices) , by: Anna Misleh

This striking movie tells the true story of a young boy in El Salvador who, during the country’s civil war, must choose between joining the military or the rebels. A synopsis, connections to CST the...more
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