Documentary Film Library

How can your community of faith help heal the world? Sometimes the biggest impact can come with one small act. Auburn recommends this documentary that shows how meaningful change can begin with one simple action. Click here to learn more about A Small Act and how it can be a resource to your community of faith.


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Posted June 24, 2010 | 7 Comments

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A scene from Vision: From the Life of Hildegard Von Bingen

How does a 12th Century Benedictine Nun continue to influence us in the areas of spirituality, science and ecological activism?  Don't miss this upcoming film to learn the story of Hildegard Von Bingen.

VISION opens in NEW YORK on October 13 
FILM FORUM 209 W Houston St

Click here for more dates at theaters across the U.S. Click here for more information on Vision:  From the Life of Hildegard Von Bingen.

Posted September 17, 2010 | 15 Comments
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Duration: 00:01:49
Auburn Media Director Macky Alston

At a recent workshop at the Tribeca Film Institute, Macky Alston encourages documentary filmmakers to trust their own stories in guiding their paths toward making great art. To learn more about Auburn Media click here. To learn more about Macky’s last documentary film Hard Road Home click here. To see all of Auburn's documentary resources for faith communities click here

Posted February 26, 2011 | 220 Comments
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Duration: 00:01:46
Documentary: A scene from Have You Heard from Johannesburg

Auburn recommends the documentary series Have You Heard from Johannesburg as a resource to help your religious community respond to issues in their community. Click here to learn more about this film. Click here to download the multimedia Bible Study curriculum for your church community.  

Posted June 3, 2010 | 9 Comments
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Duration: 00:02:48
Documentary: A scene from Praying for Lior

As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the start of the New Year, Rosh Hashanah, let this documentary that tells the story of Lior, a Jewish boy with Down Syndrome preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, be a resource to youth as well as adults in your community by clicking here. 

Posted May 17, 2010 | 810 Comments
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Duration: 00:02:51
Documentary: A scene from Questioning Faith

When the death of a close friend challenges the very foundation of his faith, filmmaker and seminarian Macky Alston explores the relationship of suffering and hope across all religious boundaries.  Let this film be a resource to your faith community by clicking here.

Posted April 6, 2010 | 5 Comments
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Duration: 00:03:25
Documentary: A scene from Questioning Faith

This first week of June is a time of transition for many families whose loved ones are graduating from one school to the next. Use this documentary as a resource for your faith community to talk about the challenges of transition.  Click here to learn more about Questioning Faith.

Posted June 3, 2010 | 0 Comment
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Duration: 00:00:40
Documentary: A scene from the film Election Day

Let this documentary resource be a source of conversation to your faith community about democracy and the power of different voices in creating change.  To learn more about Election Day as a documentary resource click here.   

Posted June 24, 2010 | 156 Comments
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Documentary: A scene from the film Fish Out of Water

Coming out as a lesbian was the beginning of a new-found commitment to Christianity for the filmmaker of the documentary Fish out of Water.  This documentary exploresthe way the Bible is used to both condemn and affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.  Click here to learn more about this powerful documentary to bring to your community.

 


 

Posted April 6, 2010 | 656 Comments
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Documentary: A scene from the film Hiding and Seeking

This week, Jews around the world recognize Tisha B'Av a day of fast that commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples. Let Auburn be a resource in your discussion by recommending this documentary resource.  Click here to learn more about Hiding and Seeking.  

Posted May 6, 2010 | 0 Comment
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Duration: 00:03:07
Documentary: A scene from the film Praying for Lior

The Jewish observance of Shavuot offers an opportunity for all religious traditions to reflect on the handing down of tradition from generation to generation. Let this story of a Jewish boy with Down Syndrome preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, be a resource to youth as well as adults in your community by clicking here. 

Posted May 17, 2010 | 0 Comment
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Duration: 00:01:08