Contemporary Cinema & Spirituality- Winter Session 2018

Friday, 19 January 2018 3:00 PM - Sunday, 21 January 2018 10:00 AM PST

31001 N. Valyermo Road, Valyermo, CA, 93563, United States

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Friday, 19 January 2018 3:00 PM - Sunday, 21 January 2018 10:00 AM PST

If the event is listed as sold out please call us at 661-944-2178 for real time availability and waiting list. Office hours are from 8:30am- 5:00pm (closed for mass & lunch *11:45a.m- 1:30pm) Check in time starts at 3:00pm. Check out time is at 10:00am (exceptions may apply).


Contemporary Cinema & Spirituality- Winter Session  

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21, 2018


Retreat Description: The greatest human and spiritual truths are often embodied in stories and narratives. Today much of the burden of story-telling is carried by movies. We will view four mainstream films and have intensive discussions on how spiritual realities are shown through their plots, symbols, acting, and so forth. These films will be chosen around a theme and are traditionally kept a mystery. This workshop seeks to raise and focus consciousness of the medium and offer ways to use it in the ongoing project of spiritual growth. (The summer session is offered July 27-29)


Presenter: Nikki Tucker is an oblate of Valyermo and a private Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned a BA in Art History at UCLA with a focus in Medieval Art and an MA at Fuller Seminary. She has lectured and given retreats on art and spirituality and has facilitated several cinema workshops.

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