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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. [...]

From The Real News: The International Effort to Criminalize War

From the Real News Network, September 19, 2010. At the end of August prosecutors from international tribunals such as those in Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the Fmr. Yugoslavia met in Jamestown, NY for the 2010 International Humanitarian Law Dialogues. The discussion this year focused on the [...]

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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