Join us for a free screening in collaboration with the Benet Hill Film Series. The Benet Hill Monastery partners with the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Institute to educate and enlighten the community about contemporary issues and how people of extraordinary strength and faith inspire us through their ways of handling adversity. Please join us for the discussion following each movie.
LESSONS FROM A SCHOOL SHOOTING: NOTES FROM DUNBLANE
Directed by KIM A. SNYDER
Following the Sandy Hook Massacre, a priest from Dunblane, Scotland reaches out to Father Bob offering support 16 years after a school shooting in his own town. The men bond over personal trauma and responsibilities … In the aftermath the UK reformed its gun laws; the US responded with inaction.
SIN BY SILENCE
Directed by OLIVIA KLAUS
Inside the California Institution for Women, the first inmate initiated group in U.S. prison history, shatters the misconceptions of domestic violence. Convicted Women Against Abuse (CWAA) was created in 1989 to help women inside prison break the silence about abuse and learn more about what they needed to do to help others stop the cycle of violence.