Human Rights

October’s Special Feature- The Line

On October 2nd, the Centers of Light will show a special feature- The Line      From Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Midgett, The Line is a groundbreaking documentary chronicling the new face of poverty in America. As Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis puts it, “more and more of our friends are in [...]

August’s Conscious Movie- Fierce Light

In August, the Centers of Light will show Fierce Light by Velcrow Ripper. Fueled by the belief that “another world is possible,” Fierce Light is a compelling, global journey into the world of spirit in action, an exploration of what Martin Luther King called “Love in Action,” and Gandhi called [...]
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Peace Unveiled: Women, War & Peace

This documentary depicts three women in Afghanistan who risk their lives to make sure women’s rights don’t get traded away in  peace negotiations with the Taliban. Watch the trailer. If you are moved to donate, the Centers of Light are collecting money to support Revolutionary Association of the [...]
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Top 10 Must-See Occupy Wall Street Videos [Slideshow]

Please take the time to watch these 10 videos about the Occupy movement. They are important, and will help you get a sense of the whole of the issues, and what it has been and what it can be. Watch the videos.
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Mother Clare Speaks About Nobel Peace Prize Winners

In this YouTube video  Mother Clare Watts speaks about the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni democratic activist Tawakkul Karman, who won for their work on women’s rights, human rights, freedom of expression, [...]
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Budrus

The Centers of Light will be showing Budrus for August’s Conscious Movie. This documentary follows a Palestinian man and his daughter as they organize non-violent resistance to the building of a barrier wall that would destroy their village. The power of their organizing is that it brought together [...]
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Everything’s Cool

In this documentary, filmmakers Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand (Blue Vinyl) follow a troupe of self-proclaimed global warming “warriors” on a mission to get the world to care about rising temperatures and melting polar ice caps. Taking a topic that’s inherently serious and applying their [...]
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The truth behind under-age prostitution in the US.

These two videos bring to our awareness the fact that underage prostitution is a crime against these children, and a huge problem in the U.S. as well as throughout the world
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Black Gold: A Film About Coffee and Trade

“For a three dollar cup of coffee, a farmer earns three cents.” from Black Gold. In March, the Centers of Light will show Black Gold. This impactful documentary has been an official selection at international film festivals. It brings to light the multi-billion dollar designer coffee industry, and [...]
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Protestors Are Awesome: Christians Protecting Praying Muslims in Egypt

Depicted in this photo, an image from an anonymous source on the ground in Egypt, is a team of Egyptian Christians forming a massive human shield to protect their Muslim countrymen as they prayed during the violent protests yesterday. Beauty amid the chaos. Update: The woman behind this photo [...]
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