AAPI Heritage Movie Night
Friday, May 20, 7-9PM
Make it dinner and a movie. Food Truck Friday begins at 5pm. Enjoy your dinner then stop in for one of the 3 movies. Learn more about this months food trucks.
We are recognizing AAPI Heritage Month (Asian American and Pacific Islander) with a free, church-wide movie night! Learn more about its history here.
Families are encouraged to review Common Sense Media film descriptions (linked below) to determine if a movie is appropriate for their child's viewing. Snacks provided and viewers are welcome to bring their own favorites. Join us to watch one of three films in different locations of the church:Raya and the Last Dragon
(2021)- In this animated Disney adventure, warrior princess Raya seeks to find a way to reverse a curse-like plague that turns anyone it touches into stone. She teams up with Sisu, the last surviving dragon, on the quest and ultimately learns the importance of trusting others and overcoming prejudice to find common ground.Minari
(2020)- This Academy Award winning picture is a warm and memorable story about what roots us. It tells the story of a Korean American family who moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American dream with humor and heart. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari
shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.The Namesake
(2007)- After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honoring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although the parents Ashoke and Ashima are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their offspring opportunities, their son Gogol strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.
Registration is helpful so that you can receive a reminder email but it is not required. Walk-ins are welcome! Email Erin Videgar-Laird with any questions.