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Film Series: Wisdom & the World's Faith Traditions
In this 6th year of our Love & Forgiveness Project. the FRIENDS of the Northeast Interfaith Peace Garden will once again offer a Spring Film Series. This year, all films will be shown at the Mission Helper Center, 1001 West Joppa RD, Towson MD 21204. Admission is free. Each film will be followed by conversation & light refreshments. We hope you’ll join us as we share these three award-winning films that express our desire for unity among all faith traditions.Pre-registration is requested. Call or email the FRIENDS of the Northeast Interfaith Peace Garden to register. Monday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beyond Our Differences This film features interviews with religious leaders including the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former President of Iran Mohammad Khatami, Paulo Coelho, Karen Armstrong, and many other politicians, kings, queens, heads of state, and social activists. The film explores the role of faith in our world today, and the fundamental unity of all religions. Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. In God’s NameThis film features twelve interfaith religious leaders sharing their unique perspectives on peace, unity, tolerance, and hope – especially in our post-9/11 world. There is discussion of the meaning of terrorism, fanaticism, intolerance, and war. And dialogue is shared, for establishing common ground among believers of every faith. Monday, March 26, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Ten Questions to Askthe Dalai LamaThis film is the story of a cinematographer who films his travels through the northern Himalayas. On his travels, he is privileged to meet with HH the Dalai Lama, and asks him ten pressing questions for our time. The film is not only about this interview, but also gives a history of the people of Tibet and their spiritual struggles with the violence that has uprooted their lives.