The peace movement called Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace led to the election of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in 2005, making Liberia the first African nation with a female president. To learn how your faith community can screen this extraordinary film, click here.
As news of hate crimes flood the news, turn to this documentary resource that tells the stories of Sikh, Muslim and Arab communities in the U.S. who are helpless against the hate that is unfairly targeted to them in the wake of September 11, 2001. Click here for more.
Encounter Point is a film for all who have questioned how we can play a real role in ending hate and conflict. Weaving together six portraits of Israelis and Palestinians who develop relationships based on compassion and listening, Encounter Point is a great tool for all communities committed to the hard work of conflict resolution. To learn more about this powerful film, click here.
Race and criminal justice is examined in this powerful documentary that offers solutions for hope in a post-racial era for Black communities. Click here to learn more about Fair Game? and how it can be a resource to your community.
Muslim activist Irshad Manji goes on a questioning journey of her faith in Allah and her passion for freedom. In this season of Ramadan, let this documentary be a resource to your community in multifaith understanding. Click here to learn more about the documentary Faith Without Fear.
Looking for a way for your community to become involved in fair food? Host a Food Inc. Potluck! Invite family and friends for a healthy, delicious, affordable and sustainable meal. Then watch the Oscar-nominated Food, Inc. and discuss what we eat, how it's produced and where we should go from here. For more information on hostingyour Food Inc. Potluck! And for more information on this film, click here.
This documentary resource shares the relationship between homosexuality and the Bible through the experiences of five very normal, very Christian, very American families through their stories we discover how insightful people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. For more information on For the Bible Tells Me So click here. For more Auburn resources on LGBT equality click here.
Julio Medina, Executive Director of the Exodus Transitional Community and graduate of New York Theological Seminary, describes the opportunities and challenges that formerly incarcerated people face when they return from prison. Auburn Media’s director Macky Alston directed this PBS documentary, nominated for an Emmy Award best documentary, and catalyst for the Becoming the Promised Landcongregational resources, designed to help churches partner with people returning from prison to help them thrive. To find out more click here.
A model of religious leadership committed to global social change, Tutu’s story is featured in this new documentary series that highlights the role of the global church in ending South African apartheid. How can your community be inspired by this legacy of faith, justice and action? Click here for more information.
In Hiding and Seeking, Jews and Catholics explore the Holocaust's effect on faith in God as well as faith in our fellow human beings. It is a lesson each and every faith community can learn from – and people of different faiths might come together to discuss. Click here to bring this extraordinary film into your congregation.
A 2012 Sundance Film Festival Nominee, this documentary explores the personal story of Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Bishop in Christendom. Learn more about the film by visiting the “Love, Free or Die” Web site by clicking here. This film is directed by Macky Alston, Senior Director of Auburn Media. Go to the Love Free or Die Web site by clicking here. To learn more about Auburn Media click here and to learn more about Auburn’s commitment to troubling the waters and healing the world click here.