The situation of India’s Dalit community, formerly known as the Untouchables is a disgrace in the modern world. These three documentary films expose the systematic oppression of the Dalit people while offering practical solutions for healing and change. This three DVD set also includes over two hours of bonus material making it perhaps the most comprehensive exploration of the plight of the Dalits currently available on DVD.
As the Church has grown increasingly divided, the need for reconciliation and unity has never been greater. The viewer will be challenged to become a ‘Peacemaker’ in a world that is desperate for the true peace that only Jesus can bring—peace with God and peace with one another. Available in English or Spanish audio with optional English subtitles. English study guide included in .pdf format.
Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project focuses on the efforts of Detroit’s impoverished Cody Rouge community to remove blight and create a safe environment for students at the local schools, including the hundreds of students who attend Cody High School.
Between 1951 and 1976 some 1200 young men refused to join the military. Their religious beliefs forbade their taking another human life. Instead, they volunteered to build homes for refugees, taught farmers modern farming methods, helped villages preserve food for the winter, and built roads. They did this through an alternative service program called PAX. This DVD features the Pax work in Germany, Austria, Greece, Paraguay and the Congo.
Precarious Peace, a documentary, explores the Guatemalan peace process, past and present, and the complicated role religion plays in that drama.
Sabina K. is a powerful story based on true events, about a woman's desperate plight to save herself and her children in the most brutal of circumstances. Directed by Cristóbal Krusen. Viewer discretion advised due to mature themes. In Bosnian with English subtitles.
Muslim and Christian Alternatives A brief look at the history of peacemaking in both Christian and Muslim tradition, plus stories of how these faith groups work for peace. Stories include: * A peace camp for Christian, Jewish and Muslim children building bridges of understanding about each others' faiths * A project where Muslims and Christians work together to make quilts for refugees and learn to know one another * A health clinic established by a group of Muslim medical students to serve their low-income neighbors * A Christian Peacemaker Team providing a peaceful presence in Iraq
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa (Octavia Spencer). Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy, and change his life forever. Rated PG-13.