Posts Tagged ‘identity’

Faith Review – The Help (2011)

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The Help (2011) is a period drama, set in the still segregated society of the South in the 1960′s. The viewer will follow the story of two distinct classes of women — the privileged white ladies in control of domestic affairs and the black maids who work for them. In this faith review, a number of discussion questions are included to facilitate discussion around moral and theological themes.

 

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Clips and Lessons – Chocolat

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In the pursuit of maintaining tranquility and order, a small French village has forgotten the priorities that the gospel imposes upon us. In this lesson for an adults class, you can guide your participants through a discussion of the risks required to challenge prevailing norms, using a clip from the film, Chocolat (2000).

 

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Clips and Lessons – Identity and Spider-Man

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In this lesson for student groups, the youth will discuss, or at least think about, aspects of their lives they hide from the world. Just as Spider-Man wears a mask to protect his identity, we too put on our own figurative masks so people will see what we want them to see. Using a clip from The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and a scripture passage, the leader will take the class through some discussion questions.

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Identity and Spider-Man


Faith Review – Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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For many students, the transitional stage of “middle school” is clearly rigged for an optimum amount of social awkwardness and humiliation! In this film review by Jeff Smith, you will get an overview of these ordeals as found in the 2010 film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Included are discussion topics related to the movie’s themes: popularity, friendship, bullying, identity, and so forth.

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Faith Review: Billy Elliot (2000)

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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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