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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 [...]

The Girl Who Silenced the World for 5 Minutes

“What you do makes me cry at night … make your actions reflect your words.” Severn Suzuki, a twelve year old girl, appeals to the delegates at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992. Severn Cullis-Suzuki has continued her environmental activism through many projects, [...]
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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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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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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 [...]
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Khuda Kay Liye

The Centers of Light will hosted its monthly Conscious Movie event in October, showing Khuda Kay Liye, which means In The Name of God. Khuda Kay Liye was written, directed and produced by Shoaib Mansoor, and is in the Pakistani-Urd language. This movie brings to light the tensions between liberal [...]
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Pray the Devil Back to Hell

The Centers of Light hosted its monthly Conscious Movie event in July showing Pray the Devil Back to Hell. This documentary tracks the mobilization of Christian and Muslim women in Liberia who come together to pray and demand change to end their country’s ongoing civil war. These strong and [...]
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