This unique retreat experience takes participants on a journey through cinema to reflect together on our common human experience. With the practice of cinema divina we enter into the Scriptures and film to hear humanity's cry for justice and encounter the heroism of those who persevere against all odds.  

 

JULY 27-29, 2018   THEME: A Cry for Justice 


FILMS TO BE SCREENED (subject to change)

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MO (2017)
  • Mudbound (2017)
  • The Heart of Nuba (2016)
  • I, Daniel Blake (2016)
  • The Florida Project (2017)

Cost for each retreat: $130 per person (includes all meals and booklet).


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OCTOBER 5-7, 2018   THEME: Against All Odds 

FILMS TO BE SCREENED (subject to change)

  • Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Hidden Figures (2016)
  • Bending the Arc (2017)
  • 15:17 to Paris (2018)
  • The Dish (2000)

Cost for each retreat: $130 per person (includes all meals and booklet).


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LOCATION

Both retreats will be held at:
Pauline Center for Media Studies
3908 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230

Accommodations are not provided. Sunburst Hotel (310-398-7523) and Ramada Inn (310-390-2189) are next door to the Center. You are responsible for making your own reservations and payments.

 

WEEKEND SCHEDULE (subject to change)

FRIDAY
4:00-5:00 pm Arrivals
5:00  Dinner provided
6:00  Introduction
6:30  Screening / Wine & Cheese reception

SATURDAY

7:30am  Mass in Chapel (optional)

8:15    Continental Breakfast

9:00    Screening

12:30  Lunch provided

1:30    Time for reflection, prayer, etc.

2:00    Screening (optional)

5:00    Mass in Chapel (Sunday anticipated)

6:00    Dinner provided

7:30    Screening / Wine & Cheese reception


SUNDAY

8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:30    Screening

11:30  Prayer Service

12:00  Lunch provided


 

Weekend Cinema Divina Retreats

These unique retreats take participants on a journey through cinema to reflect together on our common human experience and the gift of relationships. With the practice of cinema divina, lectio divina with film, we enter into the reality of how we communicate with one another and God in view of respectful encounters.

 

DECEMBER 3-5, 2021 

THEME: Love of Family

FILMS TO BE SCREENED

  • CODA (2021) - Friday, December 3rd
  • Noel (2004) - Saturday, December 4th
  • The Preacher's Wife (1996) - Sunday, December 5th

All films are to be watched on your own prior to our Zoom meeting which will be daily at 5:00pm PT / 8:00pm ET. All films are available on streaming platforms such as AppleTV+, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, Amazon Prime, or Vudu for a small fee or subscription. Free trials on streaming platforms are available. 

 

THIS IS A VIRTUAL RETREAT Online access will be given after registration.

Cost: $25 per person 

Register: December Retreat

Films are subject to change.


MARCH 18-20, 2022 

THEME: Truth Transforms

FILMS TO BE SCREENED

  • A Hidden Life (2019) - Friday, March 18th
  • The Starling (2021) - Saturday, March 19th
  • Where Do We Go Now? (2011) - Sunday, March 20th

All films are to be watched on your own prior to our Zoom meeting which will be daily at 5:00pm PT / 8:00pm ET. All films are available on streaming platforms such as AppleTV+, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, Amazon Prime, or Vudu for a small fee or subscription. Free trials on streaming platforms are available.

 

THIS IS A VIRTUAL RETREAT Online access will be given after registration.

Cost: $25 per person 

Register: March Retreat (registration not yet available)

Films are subject to change.


 

Monthly Cinema Divina Nights

All films are to be watched on your own prior to our Zoom meeting which will at 5:00pm PT / 8:00pm ET on the designated date. All films are available on streaming platforms such as AppleTV+, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, Amazon Prime, or Vudu for a small fee or subscription. Free trials on streaming platforms are also available. Please register for Monthly movie nights only one month in advance. 

 

Life's Dilemmas

JAN 8, 2022 - The Courier (2021)

FEB 12, 2022 - 15:17 to Paris (2018)

MAR 12, 2022 - Force Majeure (2014)

 

Finding Our Way

APR 9, 2022 - Respect (2021)

MAY 14, 2022 - Toast (2011)

JUN 11, 2022 - The Grizzlies (2018)

 

Human Goodness 

JUL 9, 2022 - Photograph (2019)

AUG 13, 2022 - The Kindness of Strangers (2021)

SEP 10, 2022 - Come From Away (2021)

 

The Sacramental

OCT 8, 2022 - Roma (2018)

NOV 12, 2022 - Sound of Metal (2019)

DEC 10, 2022 - Joyeux Noel (2005)

 

Cost: $10 per movie 

Register: Monthly Movie Nights (register for the movie only one month in advance)

Films are subject to change. 

 

For more information please contact:

Sr. Nancy Usselmann: pcms@paulinemedia.com   347-403-2355

 

 

 

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MISSION STATEMENT:

To develop and encourage Media Mindfulness

within the context of culture, education,

and faith formation.

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