Saturday, February 23, 2008

Films That Make You Think

FTMYT - Films That Make You Think! The Chester County film and discussion group that meets monthly to view and discuss films about current issues of justice, peace and sustainability.

All films are at Grove United Methodist Church, 490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380. They start at 7:00 pm.

Remaining films for this season:

Outfoxed on March 18 Examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know, including their influence on elections. 77 min. Discussion will be led by Dr. Philip Thompsen, media expert and professor of communications at West Chester University.

China Blue on April 8 Follows the production of a pair of blue jeans from the cotton fields to the store, using hidden cameras to expose the truth about where our clothing comes from. 88 min.

Theologians Under Hitler on May 5 "During the darkest days of the 20th century, three of the church's greatest teachers - Paul Althaus, Gerhard Kittel, and Emanuel Hirsch - gave their full support and allegiance to Adolf Hitler," says the narrator at the beginning. This program will examine their stories in an attempt to discover what went wrong. 64 min.

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