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November’s Conscious Movie- Where Do We Go Now?

In November, the Centers of Light will show Where Do We Go Now?   Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, this film follows the antics of the town’s women to keep their men from starting a religious war. Women heartsick over sons, husbands and fathers lost to [...]
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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 [...]

Why Peace Is Possible & How We Can Achieve It by Paul K. Chappell

Paul Chappell gives this inspiring talk about why we wage war, how it is not part of our nature to kill fellow human beings, and the role of the military in a peaceful society. This video will raise questions and give you many answers. Paul K. Chappell graduated from West Point in 2002, served in [...]
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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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The Conscientious Objector

In May, the Centers of Light will show The Conscientious Objector. In this feature-length documentary, filmmaker Terry Benedict relates the true story of Desmond Doss, a World War II soldier who refused to take up arms against others, yet found himself wearing the Congressional Medal of Honor. [...]
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