Music Hall May Wildcard Movie: God Grew Tired of Us
Post-film discussion with Activists
Thursday May 24, 7:30 p.m.
Nicknamed the Lost Boys after the characters in J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, they formed a tight community in the camp. The epic journey made them some of the most badly war traumatized children ever examined. In 2001, 3800 of the boys, now grown into men, were selected to be relocated to the
According to Quinn, “I wanted to make sure that this was more than a ‘fish out of water’ story... I knew there was much more to be said. This story was about coming into a new world and, despite the fact the it was daunting and crazy and upside down, I was thinking that once they got their footing, they would turn their attentions back to helping their friends and family in Africa - which is exactly what happened.”
Narrated by Nicole Kidman, and with Brad Pitt serving as one of the executive producers, God Grew Tired of Us is a powerful, compelling, important documentary. It won the "Grand Jury Prize: Documentary" and the "Audience Award" in the "Independent Film Competition: Documentary" category at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
Following the film at The Music Hall on May 24th there will be a film discussion featuring Program Manager Amy Marchildon with the Interfaith Refugee Resettlement Program of Lutheran Social Services, and Becky Dill, co-founder of GenocideAware in the Newburyport, MA-area. Marchildon’s resettlement efforts include providing education and training to the
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