Poverty

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 [...]
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Thrive: What On Earth Will It Take?

THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s REALLY going on in our world by following the money upstream — uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers [...]
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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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Waste Land

In July, the Centers of Light will show WASTE LAND. Filmed over nearly three years, this beautiful and moving documentary follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the [...]
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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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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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Beyond Belief

The December movie pick for the Centers of Light Conscious Movie Night is Beyond Belief, a 2007 documentary by Beth Murphy, and winner of several film festival awards. It is about two women whose husbands dies in the terrorist attacks on September 11th. They understood that their grief and loss was [...]
City of Joy

City of Joy

City of Joy was the monthly movie shown at the Centers Of Light in July. This movie focuses on a self-absorbed, entitled, unhappy young doctor who travels to India. By a series of events, he ends up stuck in India for a few months. During this time he begrudgingly begins to help a group of local [...]
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