Three Christian films are coming to UK cinemas this month.
opens next Friday 16th March
It stars Rooney Mara as Mary Magdalene, Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Peter (star of Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave); and is directed by Garth Davis (director of Lion).
See www.filmblog.damaris.org/mary-magdalene-companion-booklet-2/ for a discussion guide.
For a review by the editor of Premier Christianity magazine google:
Why Mary Magdalene is the Hollywood film Christians have been waiting for
God’s not Dead: A Light in Darkness
opens on Good Friday
Third of the God’s not Dead series. Parts 1 and 2 showed in UK cinemas four and two years ago.
Paul, Apostle of the Christ
also opens on Good Friday
James Faulkner (Downton Abbey) plays Paul;
Jim Caviezel plays Luke (Jesus in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ).
Wed. 28th March only at 6.30pm
Semi-staged at Bristol Old Vic, it is directed by Tom Morris (War Horse) and will be shown in many UK cinemas that do Event Cinema.
See www.damarismedia.com for a discussion guide.
opens on Friday 25th May
‘Digital Meaning and Youth Work: Explore Meaning and Video Games, Digital Wellbeing, and Online Safety’. The event takes place on Thursday March 8th, includes a lunch and the new Booklet from Grove Youth Series by Andy Robertson. It needs booking in advance, as there is a small charge for the event, however you get lunch thrown in, a day of excellent talks from Andy Robertson (@GeekDadGamer), Alastair Jones, and Jonathan Stubbs, and a chance to get hands on with some games. No experience of video games is needed. The day promises to be fun packed, interesting and entertaining.
For more information people can check out the Eventbrite information page, following this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digital-meaning-and-youth-work-day-tickets-41970421661