“War is a drug.” That is the tagline for this grueling film about the risks and terrors of an IED response unit during the US war in Iraq. The film wrestles with the obvious themes of death and war, but also with the more troubling aspects of soldiering as a way to cope with the chaos in the world and one’s life.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary graduate Kelly Hames suggests that this movie can be watched by all ages and perhaps provide stimulus for discussions about stewardship and living peacefully together.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Noe Juarez offers suggestions for theological conversation with this perennial family favorite.
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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Kim Lee offers her review of this Academy Award winning film as well as a plan for discussing it with older youth and adults in a congregation.
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