Interfaith Film Series: The Innocents -The Wadsworth Atheneum

Interfaith Film Series: The Innocents
Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm
Interfaith Film Series: The Innocents
The 4th Annual Interfaith Film Series: Faith in Times of Conflict
Co-presented by the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Each program includes a guest speaker, film screening, and post-film Q&A.
The Innocents
(Les Innocents)
In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor sent to assist the survivors of German camps discovers several nuns in advanced stages of pregnancy during a visit to a nearby convent.
2016. France. 115 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Anne Fontaine. Click to watch the trailer.
Guest Speakers:
Richard Alleva has been Commonweal’s film critic for the last 25 years. His articles have appeared in Image: A Journal of Religion and the ArtsThe Best American Film Writing of 1999, edited by Peter Bogdanovich, and Commonweal Confronts the Century: Liberal Convictions, Catholic Tradition.
Miriam Therese Winter, Ph.D., a Medical Mission Sister, is a professor at Hartford Seminary where she directs the Master of Arts in Transformative Leadership and Spirituality and the Women’s Leadership Institute. She has published a number of award-winning books, and her many sacred folk songs are used by Christian denominations all around the world.
Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$7 Members
Free for Insider Access Members (and above)
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.
Full Series:
Sunday, March 19: The Innocents
Sunday, March 26: Divided We Fall
Sunday, April 2: Bombay