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.
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.
Increasingly, American religious communities - Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist - are combating global warming and the devastation of mountaintop removal, promoting food security, environmental justice, recycling, land preservation, and teaching love and respect for life on Earth. Auburn has created a new discussion guide to help you, your seminary, or your faith community use this great set of stories and go green. To find out more, click here.
Filmed over four years, Scenes from a Parish explores the tension and joy of a neighborhood church in a changing multicultural community. How does your faith community struggle to fully accept their neighbor as themselves? Click here to start the conversation and order a copy of Scenes from a Parish for your community of faith.
It can begin with a seed and lead to a movement. Wangari Maathai shows all of us that persistence and and hope can spark a movement. Let this film be an inspiration to your religious community and follow this link to Auburn’s documentary division to learn how you can take advantage of our free resources for your next educational opportunity.
Wangari Maathai is an example of a leader who is pursuing justice and healing the world through small acts that grow into nationwide movements. Learn how Wangari’s story can inspire leadership in your community by clicking here to Auburn’s documentary resources.
Don't miss this new documentary series The Calling which explores the seminary call to religious leadership and how emerging leaders are living out their faith in the modern world. Learn more about The Calling, its December 2010 PBS premiere and the engagement campaign, What's Your Calling by clicking here.
The Welcome shares a fiercely intimate view of life after war: the fear, anger and isolation of post-traumatic stress that affects veterans and family members. Let this film be the beginning of an important conversation about war and healing in your community. Click here for more resources about The Welcome and click here for more Auburn Media documentary resources.
Sara Herwig shares her transition from male-to-female in this film that follows her ordination journey in the Presbyterian Church that includes her former wife Billie and daughter Stephanie. For more information on Thy Will Be Done click here. For more Auburn resources on LGBT equality click here.
This first week of June is a time of transition and camp-planning for many families. Here’s a great resource: Trust Me follows more than 30 boys, Muslim, Christian and Jewish, at a summer camp in North Carolina as they develop trust and work for peace across lines of religious difference. Bridge building is at the heart of Auburn’s mission. Let this film be a resource to youth as well as adults in your community by clicking here.