LEPOCO’s Popcorn and Politics film series: “Merton: A Film Biography”


When:
March 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
2017-03-03T19:00:00-05:00
2017-03-03T19:15:00-05:00
Where:
LEPOCO Peace Center
313 W 4th St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
USA
Contact:
LEPOCO Peace Center
610-691-8730

This film biography of Thomas Merton (1915-1968), the Trappist monk, poet, social activist and student of comparative religion, features interviews with some of those who knew him — the Dalai Lama, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, musican Joan Baez, other monks and friends.  Passages from his writings are interwoven with the interviews.

Produced by Paul Wilkes & Audrey L. Glynn.  57 minutes.  1984.

Post-film discussion led by Merton enthusiast, Mimi Lang.

Attendees are invited to bring a snack or beverage to share.

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