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Through a Lens Darkly: Grief, Loss and C.S. Lewis - .MP4 Digital Download

"No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear." CS Lewis - A Grief Observed Loss comes in many forms: The grief over the death of a loved one, the devastation of a physical or mental impairment, the pain of divorce or separation, or the distress of job loss and foreclosure. The physical and emotional responses to grief can be as heart wrenching as the loss itself. So where does a person turn for answers and encouragement in a time of despair, doubt or fear?

  • Item 501407V
  • Region: All
  • Media Type: Digital Video
  • Running Time: 56 Mins.

Alternate formats: DVD - $5.00

Retail: $19.99
Price: $7.99

Awards

  • Best Historical Film

    Won at the 2011 International Christian Film Festival

  • Gold Award - Best Documentary Under $50,000

    Won at July 2012 - International Christian Visual Media

  • Remi Special Jury Award

    45th Annual WorldFest - 2012

Description

Loss comes in many forms: The grief over the death of a loved one, the devastation of a physical or mental impairment, the pain of divorce or separation, or the distress of job loss and foreclosure. The physical and emotional responses to grief can be as heart wrenching as the loss itself. So where does a person turn for answers and encouragement in a time of despair, doubt or fear?

Through a Lens Darkly: Grief, Loss and C.S. Lewis will uplift the soul with moving stories of individuals and families touched by significant loss who have begun their journey to recovery, and who share their thoughts on the timeless wisdom of C.S. Lewis's most personal and reflective book, A Grief Observed. This literary review offers real-life examples to help viewers begin to recognize and cope with the many emotions and seasons of their own grief and identify the best approaches to help others through the grieving process.

Grief doesn't have to feel like fear anymore. Anyone facing personal devastation can find a path to healing and hope in this inspirational and informative film.

Editorial Reviews

This video aims to uplift with stories of individuals and families touched by significant loss, but who have begun their journey to recovery, and who share their thoughts on the wisdom of C.S. Lewis's, "A Grief Observed." This literary review offers real-life examples to help viewers begin to recognize and cope with the seasons of their own grief and identify the best approaches to help others through the grieving process. Running 56 minutes, the DVD also includes a discussion guide in PDF form, producers' comments, a behind-the-scenes featurette, a "Praise God" music video by Josh and Katie Swift and additional helps for those ministering to others in grief.

Customer Reviews

- Through a Lens darkly

WOW! Awesome movie. I'm sure this will help alot of people going through their own grief and help us to be able to say and do what someone needs when they are grieving. Thank you for making this movie!!!!!

- Through A Lens Darkly

I am really impressed by how skillfully this film weaves together people's experiences with personal loss and grief and CS Lewis' wisdom in A Grief Observed. It is very professionally and sensitively done. What a great resource for those who are grieving as well as for helpers including counselors pastors and friends of those walking through a dark valley. The narration and music are soothing the truths offered filled with hope. I highly recommend this film.

- Through a Lens Darkly

This program is a perfect encouragement for someone going through a time of loss whether from illness the death of a loved one the loss of a job or other great loss. C.S. Lewis' book A Grief Observed is a remarkably honest look at the raw emotions painful thoughts and faith challenges that come with the loss of a loved one. The producers of Through a Lens Darkly have done a masterful job of sharing the true gripping stories of real people who have faced impossible loss interwoven with excerpts and a review of Lewis' book. The result is a beautiful collection of stories of people in varying stages of grief all helping us to see that we are OK in our grief and we are never ever alone. The program is beautifully done with great sensitivity and encouragement for those who are hurting. I highly recommend this as a gift for those facing loss or as a resource for groups or individuals.

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