Film SeriesA place of hope and hospitality for the world.
Partnering with the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Institute
The Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery desire 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.
All films are shown on Friday at 6:30 PM and are FREE, but we do ask you to REGISTER HERE for planning purposes.
Please scroll below for our 2019-2020 Film Series schedule.
Jan. 17, 2020 ~ Breakfast at Ina’s & Pickle
Ina Pinkney is a Chicago legend and has been feeding Chicagoans for 33 years. Faced with the late stages of polio, Ina has decided to close the doors of her beloved breakfast nook. The film gives us a glimpse into Ina’s extraordinary life while chronicling the last days of the restaurant.
Mar. 13, 2020 ~ Lessons From a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane
After the events of the Sandy Hook Massacre, a priest from Dunblane, Scotland, reached out to offer his support to a priest in the area. The resulting film follows these two men as they sort through their personal sadness and how gun violence has harmed their congregations.
May 1, 2020 ~ Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
This thoughtful documentary profiles a brilliant, but tortured 56-year-old artist named Mindy Alper, who channels her depression and anxiety into her work. We get an intimate look at her life along with flashes of Mindy’s impressive art.