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March Reflective Film Series: The Lemon Tree

March 13, 2020 / Friday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Film

Contemplative Learning Program | Reflective Film Series | Film Reel | Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids, MIJoin the Dominican Center community for the March Reflective Film Series: The Lemon Tree. Hiam Abbass won the Israeli Academy Award as Best Actress for her powerful portrayal of a lonely Palestinian widow who tends her family’s West Bank lemon grove. But when the new Israeli Defense Minister and his wife move next door, the government demands that the trees be uprooted. Can two women from opposite sides of the fence find justice in a country and culture divided by intolerance?

 

Not rated. Hebrew with English subtitles

Popcorn and soda provided.

Co-sponsored by Dominican Associates. Special thanks to Zulema Moret, Dominican Associate, for her generosity.

  • Date: Friday 03/13/2020
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost: Free Will Offering
    $

April Reflective Film Series: The Insult

April 03, 2020 / Friday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Film

Contemplative Learning Program | Reflective Film Series | Film Reel | Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids, MIJoin the Dominican Center community for the April Reflective Film Series, featuring The Insult. In today’s Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds Tony (Adel Karam), a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser (Kamel El Basha), a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court. As the media circus surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon, Tony and Yasser reconsider their values and beliefs as revelations of trauma complicate their understanding of one another.

Rated R. Arabic with English subtitles.

Popcorn and soda provided.

Co-sponsored by Dominican Associates. Special thanks to Zulema Moret, Dominican Associate, for her generosity.

  • Date: Friday 04/03/2020
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost: Free Will Offering
    $

May Reflective Film Series: The Owl and the Sparrow

May 08, 2020 / Friday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Film

Contemplative Learning Program | Reflective Film Series | Film Reel | Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids, MIJoin the Dominican Center community for the May Reflective Film Series, featuring The Owl and the Sparrow. On the bustling streets of Saigon, three very different people all seeking connection are about to collide. A beautiful flight attendant looking for love. A zookeeper hiding within his animal kingdom to nurse a broken heart. And the young flower-selling runaway who brings them together. But to avoid the authorities and a strict uncle tracking her down, she will need all of her cleverness and determination if she is going to grab any chance at lasting happiness.

Rated PG. Vietnamese with English subtitles.

Popcorn and soda provided.

Co-sponsored by Dominican Associates. Special thanks to Zulema Moret, Dominican Associate, for her generosity.

  • Date: Friday 05/08/2020
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost: Free Will Offering
    $