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Film Series: “Faith and Religion in Film”

Few things inspire such passion and conflict–and such meaningfulness and peace–in our lives as religion. Join us for different looks at faith and religion through the lens of the filmmaker as we start our next film series at OLLI: “Faith and Religion in Film” on April 11. During April through July, we will screen these… Read more »

Second Annual Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival

The 2nd annual Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival will show its first movie keeping with a goal of trying to dispel ‘islamophobia’. The festival will be showing five films during the next few weeks. For a full listing including showtimes click here. Coordinators with the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition are viewing the festival as not only… Read more »

Religion and Social Change on Film: A Time for Burning (@Yale)

A Time for Burning Bill Jersey USA, 1967 Discussion with Bill Jersey, the director of the film, and Judith Weisenfeld, Princeton University Moderated by Briallen Hopper, Yale University Presented with Films at the Whitney, the program in American Studies, the department of African American studies, the department of religious studies, the Film Studies Program, and… Read more »

Religion Today Film Festival: Official Selection

We are delighted to announce our Official Selections for the 18th Religion Today Film Festival (9-19 October 2015). The Festival will include 55 films from 27 countries all over the world, selected from more than 250 which were submitted to the competition. Here follows the list according to category. Feature Films ARABANI, Adi Adwan, Israel,… Read more »

Religious Short Film Prize

The Religious Short Film Prize is an opportunity for film-makers to explore the religious quest through a powerful contemporary medium. Religious themes are as varied as human beings are in the world.     ‪ Film-makers are invited from all religions or no religions. Buddhists, Mormons, Christians, Moslems, Hindus, Atheists, Christadelphians, Jews, Scientologists, Jedi’s ……. all welcome…. Read more »



On April 7 and April 9, the film of the Dialogue between Cornel West and Bob Avakian, REVOLUTION AND RELIGION: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion, was shown in two parts at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The UCLA screenings were introduced by Annie Day, who is from The Bob… Read more »

Two Egyptian films to be screened at London Film Festival

Two movies by Egyptian directors, Ahmad Abdalla and Amr Salama, will be screened at the festival: Decor will be screened within the festival’s ‘Love’ section, while Excuse My French is in the ‘Laugh’ section. Both films will be screened several times on 18 October…. Excuse My French (La Moakhza), Salama’s latest movie, tackles issues of… Read more »