Movies with Meaning

Movies with Meaning

Saturday, April 14 at 7pm in the Atrium

The Singing Revolution

Between 1986 and 1991, the people of Estonia protested against their Soviet oppressors in large rallies.  Although these rallies were fundamentally peaceful, the Estonians used a weapon powerful enough to rattle an empire: song.  Patriotic songs, to be precise, which the Soviets had outlawed in Estonia.  Thousands upon thousands would assemble to sing in defiance.  This documentary unveils the story of a population that stood up against their oppressors with nothing but their voices and their pride.

Please plan to attend this movie night and bring your family members, friends and neighbours.  Stay for an informal discussion after the film. The cost is $3 per adult.  Exact change is appreciated.  Water and soft drinks are available for $1. You are invited to bring a lunch or snack to eat before the film if you attend the 5:00 Mass.

See you at the movies!


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