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A Force More Powerful

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A Force More Powerful is a Documentary series which explores one of the 20th century’s most important but least understood stories: how nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all over the world. Narrated by Ben Kingsley, and nominated for an Emmy, A Force More Powerful premiered on PBS in September 2000. (2 X 84 min

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Peace with Justice for Palestine/Israel

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  A summary of information sources and actions you can take in relation to Peace with Justice for Palestine/Israel has been compiled by the Just Peace Working Group of the Church in Action Committee. Information summary list 2013

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Joan Chittister: The Inner Journey to Peace

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The Inner Journey to Peace DVD; 27 minutes Filmed before a live audience, Joan speaks about cultivating solitude and silence as a way to live peacefully in the world and as a model for the next generation. Originally broadcast on 30 Good Minutes. For sample go to:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlCT6gZV7a8

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Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

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Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action In these times of crisis, there is an electric charge in the air, a burgeoning renewal amongst both people who have focused their lives on the spiritual, and those whose lives are centered around the struggle for change.

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Breaking Ranks: The Documentary

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BREAKING RANKS: THE DOCUMENTARY (DVD)  –  ‘Breaking Ranks is a moving documentary about four U.S. soldiers seeking sanctuary in Canada as part of their resistance to the war in Iraq. With intimate access to four American military deserters, including Jeremy Hinzman, Joshua Key, Brandon Hughey and Kyle Snyder, their lawyer and families, this film documents their experiences as they try to exercise their consciences amidst profound emotional, ethical and international consequences.’ (2006) (55 mins) Closed captions.

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Narrow Path (The): Walking Toward Peace and Nonviolence

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NARROW PATH (THE): WALKING TOWARD PEACE AND NONVIOLENCE – Following in the footsteps of the great apostles of nonviolence – Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr, Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton and Oscar Romero – John Dear, SJ presents in The Narrow Path, a prophetic call to embody the nonviolence of Jesus and to become instruments of peace. (2007) (108 mins)

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Land Twice Promised (A)

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Land Twice Promised (A) (DVD) – Noa Baum is an Israeli woman living in the US. Based on her personal friendship with a Palestinian woman, she has created and performed a story to give voices and faces to the people behind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It is Baum’s belief that acknowledging the other’s story is the first step toward dialogue and relationship building, which is the foundation for peace. (2006) (68 mins)

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Mothers Courage, Thriving Survivors

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MOTHERS COURAGE, THRIVING SURVIVORS (DVD) – A documentary about women of Rwanda following the genocide of 1994. A story of determination, resilience and generosity. (2005) (52 mins)

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Scared Sacred

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SCARED SACRED (105 mins total) DVD 2006Filmmaker Velcrow Ripper travelled around the world to places of destruction and found stories of meaning and hope. Includes scenes from Israel and Palestine, Afghanistan, Cambodia and others. Also a panel discussion on forgiveness, justice and genocide (15 mins) and a guided meditation (30mins). Scene selection allows for flexible programming. See trailer at www.scaredsacred.org. DVD 2006 (105 mins total)

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Poverty and Prayer II

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POVERTY AND PRAYER II (DVD) Notes: Poverty and Prayer IIA compilation of four films that communicate concern for the poor, social justice, peace and nonviolence. Features scenes from The Patients of a Saint, Room at the Inn, Where Love Is, and The Narrow Path. All are divided into short chapters which allows for use in a variety of setting. ‘The Narrow Path’ examines the Christian call to be peacemakers – includes a segment ‘The Anti’Beatitudes’.DVD 2007 151 mins

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