Archive by author: Sr. Hosea RupprechtReturn

Sister Hosea Rupprecht is a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, a religious community dedicated to evangelization with the media. She holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto and an MA in Media Literacy from Webster University in St. Louis. 

Sr. Hosea is director of the East Coast office of the Pauline Center for Media Studies, based in Staten Island, NY, and speaks on media literacy and faith to catechists, parents, youth, and young adults. Together with Father Chip Hines, she is the co-host of Searchlight, a Catholic movie review show on Catholic TV. Sr. Hosea is the author of How to Watch Movies with Kids: A Values-Based Strategy, released by Pauline Books & Media. 

For the past 15 years, she has facilitated various film dialogues for both children and adults, as well as given presentations on integrating culture, faith and media.

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Just Mercy - Justice and Human Dignity

Just Mercy - Justice and Human Dignity

“Just Mercy” is one of those films that reminds us why some movies are more than just vehicles for financial gain. They give us a window into worlds we may not otherwise encounter. In this instance, we get a peek into racial injustice through the story of Walter McMillian, wrongly convicted and sentenced to die in Alabama's electric chair, and the legal group who helped exonerate him.
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Dark Waters - Suffering for the good of all

Dark Waters - Suffering for the good of all

There have been many film stories in the last couple of decades that have brought to public awareness instances of corporate misconduct and the people who have the courage to challenge them. “Dark Waters” is another film that can proudly stand beside the likes of “Erin Brockovich” and “A Civil Action” showcasing underdog lawyers going up against corporate giants.
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - mentioned is manageable

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - mentioned is manageable

This new film isn't so much a biography of Mister Rogers as it is a gentle reminder that we all need some help at one time or another in our lives. What we remember about watching Mister Rogers as children can still be of help to us as we navigate our lives today. Fred Rogers reminds Lloyd that when feelings are mentioned, talked about, then they're manageable.
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