Struggling to pursue the gifts that God has given you? Facing opposition from family and the expectations of class and culture? Explore these themes through the 2000 film, Billy Elliot, the story of a boy pursuing his gift of dancing. Included at the end of the review are conversation starters and theological topics.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary alumna Kelly Hames suggests that this movie “could be used to illustrate and explore the idea of selfdignity
and how that could impact not just individual self-esteem but
a culture or community as well.”
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A River Runs Through It (1999)
Union Presbyterian Seminary student Tom LaBonte suggests that themes of the parable of the Prodigal Son can be found in this movie.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Tom LaBonte offers suggestions for discussion using this 2010 film.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Noe Juarez offers suggestions for theological conversation with this perennial family favorite.
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