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Film Discussion Guide: Sophie Scholl: The Final Days , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Sophie Scholl was a German university student who spoke out about the failings of the Nazi regime despite the cost. This film discussion guide provides questions to reflect on her words and actions—...more

Film Discussion Guide: Black Panther , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

The Black Panther film discussion guide explores how the film represents human dignity, solidarity, the common good, and other values. It also asks the viewer to consider the role of violence in the f...more

Film Discussion Guide: Refugee Republic , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Refugee Republic is an interactive online documentary that explores daily life in a Syrian refugee camp, showing not only the negative but also human dignity, resourcefulness, and creativity of refuge...more

Lights, Camera, Advent! , by: Angel Mortel

In many ways, Advent unfolds as a film would. Creative Voice and former EFJ intern, Angel Mortel, works with Brave New Films producing social justice documentaries. “We go through Advent with the sa...more

Film Discussion Guide: Step , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Step provides what Pope Francis would call a moving encounter with the staff and students at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women; their daily struggles, their determination, their hope, an...more

Film Discussion Guide: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power , by: Anna Misleh and Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power is Al Gore’s second film about the urgency of addressing climate change. This film discussion guide is a tool to #BeInconvenient and a call our political leade...more

Film Discussion Guide: Winfrey and Wiesel: Auschwitz , by: Isabella Luque

Today, we must remember again what happened in Nazi Germany. In 2005, renown author and human rights advocate Elie Wiesel returned to the Auschwitz concentration camp where he was imprisoned as a teen...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

The HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is based on Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 book of the same title about the life of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose cancer cells revolutionized medical scienc...more

Film Discussion Guide: I Am Jane Doe , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

I Am Jane Doe discloses the hidden truth about, an online classified website that, along with information about bikes for sale and apartments for rent, runs a thriving internet-enabled si...more

Film Discussion Guide: Moonlight , by: Irene Koo

Moonlight is the coming-of-age story of a young Black man in Miami, Florida, who struggles to fit in and understand his sexuality and identity while dealing with a tumultuous family life. Copyright ©...more
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