Series: God at the Movies 2012

Movies have the power to tell stories in a way that is unmatched by any other art form. They speak to the struggles of the human existence, our desire to find hope and meaning, and the power of redemption. Whether artists and filmmakers realize it or not, woven within their stories is another story—a much bigger and deeper story. We’ll take a look at some of the most popular and provoking movies from the past year and find…God at the movies.

June 1 + 3 • The Debt Available to watch on: iTunes | YouTube
In 1966, three Mossad agents were assigned to track down a feared Nazi war criminal hiding in East Berlin, a mission accomplished at great risk and personal cost — or was it? Thirty years later, the suspense builds as shocking news and surprising revelations compel retired team member Rachel Singer to take matters into her own
June 8 + 10 • The Help  Available to watch on: iTunes
The Help is an inspirational, courageous and empowering story about very different, extraordinary women in the 1960s South who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project — one that breaks society’s rules and puts them all at risk. Filled with poignancy, humor and hope, The Help is a timeless, universal and triumphant story about the ability to create change.
June 15 + 17 • Moneyball  Available to watch on: iTunes
Based on a true story, Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A’s. Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Beane will have to outsmart the richer clubs. It’s more than baseball, it’s a revolution—one that challenges old school traditions and puts Beane in the crosshairs of those who say he’s tearing out the heart and soul of the game.
 June 22 + 24 • We Bought a Zoo Available to watch on: iTunes
When his teenage son gets into trouble, Benjamin Mee gives up a lucrative newspaper job to move his family to the most unlikely of places: a zoo! With help from an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, Benjamin embarks on a fresh beginning to restore the dilapidated zoo to its former glory, while uniting his family.
 June 29 + July 1 • The Adjustment Bureau
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas—a woman like none he’s ever known. But just as he realizes he’s falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself, who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together.

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The Debt

The Help


We Bought a Zoo

The Adjustment Bureau


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