Social Justice Film Series
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The Unitarian Coastal Fellowship of Morehead City is pleased to announce its first-ever Social Justice Film Series about various social justice topics, ranging from racial justice to environmental issues to LGBTQ+ rights. Showings will take place in the church’s sanctuary at 2900 Bridges Street at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of each month. All films will be free to the public, and there will be ten films in total.
Sept 14: Wilmington on Fire tells the story of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre, when a group of white supremacists violently overthrew the legitimately elected government of Wilmington, NC.
Oct. 12: The Letter tells the incredible story of the Laudato Si’ encyclical letter by Pope Francis, through the eyes of frontline leaders battling the ecological crisis across continents.
Nov. 9: Ties that Bind chronicles the journey of one Southern family as they grapple with Christopher’s transition to Christine.
Dec. 14: Mission: Joy examines the friendship between South African Bishop Desmond Tutu and the exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama as they find joy amidst the adversity of their lives and their activism.
Jan. 11: Making a Living: Guns, Greed, and the NRA tells the story of tragic shootings through the eyes of survivors and family members to illustrate how the billions made off of guns affect the lives of everyday people in the United States.
Feb. 8: Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the chronic underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in the United States.
Mar. 14: Following Their Lead documentary series depicts youth of many ages, races, and cultures as they mobilize their communities around issues such as climate change, gun violence, mental health, reproductive justice, and voting rights.
Apr. 11: The Smell of Money follows Elsie Herring and her rural North Carolina community as they take on the multibillion-dollar pork industry that is polluting their water, air, and soil.
May 9: Love in the Time of Fentanyl is an intimate, observational look beyond stigma and instead at the love and courage of people facing tragedy amid the addiction and overdose crisis.
June 13: Ghosts in Our Machine illuminates the lives of individual animals living within the machine of our modern world.