Band of Sisters is a documentary about Catholic sisters and their work for social justice after Vatican II. The film premiered in September 2012 to sold-out audiences at Chicago's Gene Siskel Film Center and has begun to tour cities across the U.S. Director Mary Fishman will be present for discussion after the screening.
STARTS: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 4:00 PM ENDS: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM
5416 S Cornell Ave Chicago IL 60615 (see map)
In a moving interpretation of 25 photos, Wendy Wright explores the nature of the Catholic imagination through the lens of the many faces of the Virgin Mary found in the “minority majority” Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The product of a seven-year pilgrimage through this region, these images reveal the rich textures of Catholic Marian experience and allow a glimpse into the exquisite tenderness and remarkable vigor with which she is embraced.
Open to participants from any faith or philosophical background, Abraham’s Children is a graduate theological seminar designed to introduce some of the basic elements of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faith traditions through the lens and dynamic of interreligious relations and understanding.