Summer 2017 Programs

We hope you were able to join us for this summer film series. We look forward to offering this again during the summer of 2018! 


reel faith film series 2017

  • Friday nights, August 4, 11, 18 and 25
  • 7 pm
  • Location: First Presbyterian Church Berkeley, 2407 Dana Street, Room G202
  • FREE

4 August  / "FREEDOM". An African film about the civil war in Monrovia in the 90s. It's a great message of faith, difficulty, and freedom. Facilitator: Mark Stryker, MDiv. Associate Pastor for Christian Formation at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley. 

11 August  / "THE OTHER SON". Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth. Facilitator: Marilyn McEntyre, PhD. Has taught literature courses at Westmont College, Princeton Seminary, and NCB. Her books of poetry and prose include "Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies". 

18 August / "SILENCE". Martin Scorsese directs this story of Christian persecution in 17th century Japan, based on the novel by Shusaku Endo. Facilitator: Sharon Gallagher, MTS. Professor of Christianity and the Media at NCB. She is also the editor of "Radix" magazine, for which she writes a film column.

25 August  / "TO THE WONDER". A romantic drama about old and new loves directed by Terrence Malick. Facilitator; Ryan Pemberton, MTS. Minister for University Engagement at First Presbyterian Church at Berkeley. He is the author of "Called: My Journey to C. S. Lewis's House and Back Again."