Spring 2018 Film Series
Bancroft Village Playhouse All shows 7 pm *Tickets: $10 at the door
This series highlights the courageous, heroic lives of three women living in a world of injustice and evil. Inspiring and motivating, these accounts tell of the incredible power of women.
Monday, March 26
Bakhita: From Slave to Saint
The story of Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of Sudan.
As a young girl, Bakhita was captured, forced into slavery, abused, tortured, and rejected because of the colour of her skin. Bakhita’s open mind and heart empowered her to choose kindness over bitterness, winning the admiration of those around her, and ultimately complete freedom.
Italian with English subtitles. 190 min. (Mature audience)
FILM # 2: Monday, April 23
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Irena was a social worker, part of the Polish underground during World War II, and arrested by
the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw
ghetto. 95 min. (14A)
FILM #3: Tuesday, May 22
He Named Me Malala
Malala is an advocate for girls’ education in Pakistan. At age 15, in her home country, she was severely wounded by Taliban gunshot. She survived, miraculously, and was ultimately awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 88 min. (PG-13)
NOTE: Anyone who has limited income and cannot afford to pay please contact me for free tickets.