Films and commentary by Helen Whitney, an award-winning American producer, director and writer of documentaries and feature films. Schedule and themes as follows:
1.28.13: Living Portrait
Early Films: Violent youth and an intimate look at life in a trappist monastery
1.29.13: The Outsiders
The lives of gay men and women, McCarthy era victims, the mentally ill
The artistry of the quintessential outsider/insider--the legendary photographer Richard Avedon
1.30.13: Faith and Doubt
John Paul II's challenge to faith: Can man be good without God?
The Spiritual Aftershocks of 9/11: How was faith challenged, deepened, lost or found at ground zero?
1.31.13: Spiritual Landscapes
Inside Mormonism and an exploration of the complexities and contradictions of forgiveness