Second Friday FRIDAY June 9, 2017 6:30 pm, Gathering Hall
Join us for a screening of this award winning film based on the book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. In the race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, three black female mathematicians play a key role in launching astronaut John Glenn into outer space, making him the first American to orbit Earth.
Directed by Theodore Melfi, it stars Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge and Glen Powell. The main spiritual practice this film focuses on is Justice.
Run time 127 min.; rated PG – Parents Strongly Cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Popcorn during, discussion after.
First Friday Films
We hope you enjoy our First Friday Film series as another venue to explore spirituality. Over the course of the year, our “Film Committee” will be offering a variety of different links for your reading pleasure.
The Spirituality & Practice link will take you off the Peace website to an essay on Befriending Films. Thanks to Elana O’Loskey for her creativity and First Friday Film opportunities.
2017 First Friday Films…
- January 13: The Giver
- February 3: A Man Called Ove
- March 3: Finding Dory
- April 7: The Brand New Testament
- May 5: The Brand New Testament
- June 9: Hidden Figures
- July 7: TBD
- August – Vacation
- September 8: Second Friday (due to Holiday)
First Friday Recaps…
Interested in reading about some of the movies we’ve already seen at Peace? Click here.
- January 8: The Way Way Back
- February 5: The Martian
- March 4: A Little Chaos
- April 1: Trumbo
- May 13: The Cobbler
- June 3: Three Short Films
- July 8: Hail Caesar
- September 11: Beyond Measure
- October 14: The Little Prince
- November 4: Star Trek Beyond
- December 2: A Christmas Story
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