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Jul
17
Fri
Black Lives Matter Film Series | Just Mercy @ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Registration is required for these events: igfn.us/form/MQcEQg

Discussion will begin at 8:30 PM – led by filmmaker, community organizer, and co-founder of Mobilize Medford, Crystal Chandler.


Zoom Access: us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09

7/16 – PLEASE NOTE CHANGE to Venue and Schedule: Given the uncertainty with COVID-19 Infection rates and the growing concern this week that the rate is on the rise nationwide (and the potential for thunderstorms) THIS PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE ON ZOOM FOR ALL. Access to the film will be required at home. This film can be viewed on Amazon Prime. In addition, we will begin at 6 PM as this film is about 2.5 hours long.

With the current social conditions present in both local and global perspectives, it is essential now to educate ourselves and act deliberately to be anti-racist. Sanctuary UCC is partnering with Hillside Community Church to bring you the Black Lives Matter Film Series.

This collection of films will deconstruct and frame an understanding of the inherent power structures in America and the effects this debilitating system has on communities and people of color. Please join us in listening, understanding, and acting in dismantling what racism is in our community.
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ABOUT THE FILM

After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence. In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian’s life.

Reviews:
“This is an important movie to watch right now as we talk about injustice, doing the right thing…” — Brandon Collins “Medium Popcorn”

“Simply told with limited theatrics and anchored by some weighty vulnerable performances, Just Mercy is an excellent watch.” — Kate Rodger “Newshub (NZ)”

Online Only | Faith and Film @ Online
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Depending on the film chosen – you will need access to Netflix or Amazon to view the film!

Here is how we are planning the evening:

Faith and Film will have the same time frame as normal.

We will join together on zoom (see access below) from 6:30 to about 6:45 to say hello, get connected to each other, and hear from the leaders with their invitation to the film.

Then we will begin watching the film (via our own Netflix access). So we will all be watching together, just in separate rooms ;-).

When the film is finished, we will take a 3 minute break before returning to zoom for the discussion!

As always, Anna and Chad will lead the discussion and Rev. Wendy will “Host” the meeting, managing the zoom room.

We hope you will give it a try. We are finding that we need each other now more than ever – and sharing our experience of the film will ground us in the community we share at Faith and Film; while honoring our need for social distancing.

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Reservations Recommended: Text UCCFILM to 41444 or  
igfn.us/form/MQcEQg

This month’s film has not been selected – please check back later.

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Chad & Anna Kidd will lead the discussion. BYOB. Bring your own beer, wine or soda and experience the places where Pop culture meets our faith. We will watch a current film followed by a discussion about themes of morality, faith, and humanity led by local theologians and community leaders.

This Film Screening and Discussion are free – suggested $10.00 donation is welcomed.

For information about the film title, please email office@sanctuaryucc.org or call 781-395-3360.

Jul
31
Fri
Black Lives Matter Film Series | Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee) @ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration is required for this event: igfn.us/form/MQcEQg

Discussion will begin at 8:30 PM – led by filmmaker, community organizer, and co-founder of Mobilize Medford, Crystal Chandler.

Zoom Access: us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09

Access to the film will be required at home. This film can be viewed on Amazon Prime and Youtube ($3.99). We will gather on zoom at 6 PM, begin viewing at 6:15  pm (film is 2 hours long), and start the discussion at 8:30 pm.

With the current social conditions present in both local and global perspectives, it is essential now to educate ourselves and act deliberately to be anti-racist. Sanctuary UCC is partnering with Hillside Community Church to bring you the Black Lives Matter Film Series.

This collection of films will deconstruct and frame an understanding of the inherent power structures in America and the effects this debilitating system has on communities and people of color. Please join us in listening, understanding, and acting in dismantling what racism is in our community.
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ABOUT THE FILM


On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. 

Still essential 30 years later!

“Do the Right Thing is so much larger than its Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn setting. That small slice of street acts as a microcosm for the entire racial system in America-one that is still at work and even more prevalent today.”

“Smart, vibrant, and urgent without being didactic, Do the Right Thing is one of Spike Lee’s most fully realized efforts — and one of the most important films of the 1980s.”

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Meeting ID: 861 1612 9775
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By phone: 
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 861 1612 9775
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Aug
28
Fri
Black Lives Matter Film Series | Say Her Name: The Life And Death Of Sandra Bland @ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Discussion will begin at 8:30 PM – led by filmmaker, community organizer, and co-founder of Mobilize Medford, Crystal Chandler.

Zoom Access: us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09

Access to the film will be required at home. This film can be viewed on Amazon Prime and Youtube ($3.99). We will gather on zoom at 6 PM, begin viewing at 6:15  pm (the film is 2 hours long), and start the discussion at 8:30 pm.

With the current social conditions present in both local and global perspectives, it is essential now to educate ourselves and act deliberately to be anti-racist. Sanctuary UCC is partnering with Hillside Community Church to bring you the Black Lives Matter Film Series.

This collection of films will deconstruct and frame an understanding of the inherent power structures in America and the effects this debilitating system has on communities and people of color. Please join us in listening, understanding, and acting in dismantling what racism is in our community.
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ABOUT THE FILM

An investigation into what happened to political activist Sandra Bland, who died while in police custody. 
 
“[It] works on multiple levels: as a quest for truth set in the real world, a portrait of a burgeoning civil rights activist cut down in her prime, and as a snapshot of the country at a time of highly volatile racial tensions.”

“More than anything, the value in Say Her Name lies in its refusal to allow Bland to be silenced, even in death.” 

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Join Zoom Meeting:
us02web.zoom.us/j/86116129775?pwd=VFRFcUExdmxPemZZTDJPSzdBeGR2QT09

Meeting ID: 861 1612 9775
Passcode: 749543

By phone: 
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 861 1612 9775
Passcode: 749543
Find your local number: us02web.zoom.us/u/kemW1db25Q  

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