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Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

“Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chogyam Trungpa”

Called the “bad boy of Buddhism,” he defied categorization. Raised and trained in the rigorous Tibetan monastic tradition, Trungpa came to the West and shattered our preconceived notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave. His teachings are recognized as authentic, vast, and influential.

“Sowing the Seeds of Forgiveness: The Astonishing Journey of Eva Mozes Kor.”

Screening of the film, “Eva: A-7063,” with comments by Alex Kor and filmmaker Ted Green

Indianapolis Holocaust Remembrance Day Screening

Join Auschwitz survivor, Frank Grunwald, and film director, Ashton Gleckman, for the Indianapolis JCC screening of We Shall Not Die Now, a documentary chronicling the Holocaust featuring interviews with over two dozen survivors and liberators.

The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton

"The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton" celebrates the triumph of all that was gained by Merton’s journey, reflects on the tragedy of what was lost with his death and considers why Merton’s life and work challenge us today.

Human Trafficking Awareness

Local human trafficking agency, Ascent 121, brings the film, Ring of Silence - stories of victims who have been coerced, manipulated and sold into sex trafficking. Acsent 121 provides long term care for teen survivors.

“Airing Dirty Linen” — The film and the book

The Hoosier Renaissance Woman, Rev. Delores Thornton, has a new accomplishment to add to her list: she is the writer, director, and producer of a movie. Where’s why you should see Airing Dirty Linen.

Watch a film about Thomas Merton, then discuss it with the director

January 23rd — We are in for a special treat when A New View film series screens "The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton" followed by a discussion with director Morgan Atkinson

An enlightening discussion of “Dakota 38”

Butler intern Abby Shores provides this insightful report on the first of the 2019-2020 Few View Film Series.

‘Breathe’ brings Indy family’s story of grief, coping and hope to IMAX screen this week

Steve Jefferson, WTHR 13, July 26, 2019 Dija Henry is an Interfaith Enrichment Corps member (part of CIC’s AmeriCorps program) hosted at Felege Hiywot. After her film about teen suicide, Love, Jordan, Breathe is the

Friends of the Festival of Faiths — View “Singh” with Gurinder Singh

The film is based on the true story of Singh, a Sikh, when he detained in 2007 at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York after he refused to unwrap his turban for TSA agents.

New View Film Series schedule released

It's one of the most popular and thought-provoking film series in town. This year, expect some new special features.

“Trail of Hope and Terror”

The award-winning documentary, Trails of Hope and Terror, tells the stories of people who crossed over the U.S.-Mexico border and the political history that led to their journeys.

Why attend the screening of “Stateless?”

"Stateless" tells the story of how in the late 1980s, thousands of Soviet Jews were finally allowed to leave the USSR. But in 1988, American policy suddenly changed and all of these refugees were stranded in Italy.

Watch & discuss “The Heart of Nuba”

March 28th — It's one of the most inspiring — and highly acclaimed — documentaries of recent years.

Social Awareness Table Conversations … and beyond

August 30 was the 3rd annual Indy Festival of Faiths. It was the first Social Awareness Table Conversations, discussions of eight topics of urgent importance. Now keep talking.

Lively discussion after “Arranged” screening

A Different View Film Series kicked off August 20 with a screening of "Arranged." Two young women – one an Orthodox Jew, the other Muslim – learn they share much in common, not least of which is that they are both going through arranged marriages. It was a great film, but everyone agreed that even better was the discussion afterward.