Film

Today saw the launch of the Insight Film Festival Student Filmmaker Award 2015 at Farm Street parish in London. Artists, filmmakers, academics and students joined a panel which included Fr Dermot Preston SJ, Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, to talk about the portrayal of faith in the public sqaure, particularly in visual arts. All members of the panel echoed the sentiments of Festival Director Abdul-Rehman Malik, who said that amid a fall in church attendance, religion still continues...
OK so the film Exodus may be dramatic, but its not exactly the story as told in the Bible. "Exodus, the true story" is the title of a series of talks given at the Ogilvie Centre, St Aloysius Church, Glasgow by Fr Gerry Hassey SJ at 1pm Mondays starting 23rd February.
OK so the film Exodus may be dramatic, but its not exactly the story as told in the Bible. "Exodus, the true story" is the title of a series of talks given at the Ogilvie Centre, St Aloysius Church, Glasgow by Fr Gerry Hassey SJ at 1pm Mondays starting 23rd February.
A former pupil of Mount St Mary’s College in Spinkhill has been chosen to showcase his latest documentary film in a New York screening.  Entrepreneur Raynald Leconte’s documentary will be screened alongside some of the best films produced by the independent film community. In his capacity as Chairman of the Haitian Cultural Foundation (HCF), Raynald has produced and directed Dans l'oeil de la Spirale (In The Eye of The Spiral), which is narrated by Oscar winner and Grammy...
A Jesuit hailed as an outstanding communicator is being honoured at the SIGNIS World Congress taking place in Rome this week. Canadian, Fr Gaston Roberge SJ (pictured) was a pioneer of media education in India; he will receive a SIGNIS Life Achievement Award, alongside Mgr Roland Abou Jaoude, the founder of the Catholic Information Centre in Lebanon. The SIGNIS Life Achievement Awards recognise SIGNIS members who have made outstanding contributions in the field of Catholic communication....
Next Monday, 27 January, will be the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp in the Second World War. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year and the occasion will be marked in Edinburgh by a showing of Holocaust, A Music Memorial Film From Auschwitz at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre. For many prisoners in Auschwitz, music played a unique and precious role. Several orchestras and bands were set up, made up entirely of inmates. Amidst...