WorldView at Trinity: a community and college series for film, word and music will be hosted on our campus this fall and will feature presentations that illustrate God’s restorative work in the lives around us.
Wednesday, September 12
The Watoto Children’s Choir will begin WorldView with song. This inspiring group of Ugandan orphans, ages 2 through 12, are some of the 880,000 children who have lost parents to the AIDS epidemic ravaging their country.
The Watoto Children's Choir will perform in the Ozinga Chapel at 7:30 p.m.
View news feature on the Watoto Choir from ABC news in Australia.
Watoto Children's Choir photograph used with permission from Watoto Child Care Ministries.
Wednesday, September 26
Winner of both the 2006 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, the film God Grew Tired of Us explores the indomitable spirit of three “Lost Boys” from the Sudan who leave their homeland, triumph over seemingly insurmountable adversities and move to America. They build active and fulfilling new lives, but remain deeply committed to helping the friends and family they have left behind. After the film, several Chicago-based “Lost Boys” including Peter Magai Bul, President for the Ayual Community Development Association, will share their own experiences.
God Grew Tired of Us will be shown in the Ozinga Chapel at 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Donald Hopkins, director of health programs for the Carter Center, is a highly distinguished doctor and humanitarian, who was instrumental in eradicating smallpox worldwide. He is currently dedicated to curing Guinea worm disease through similar methods. His work was recently featured in The Chicago Tribune Magazine.
View the Dr. Donald Hopkins trailer. Warning: Contains graphic images related to Guinea Worm disease.
Dr. Hopkins will present in the Grand Lobby at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 25
This series event is a screening of The Reckoning: Remembering the Dutch Resistance, a film that reveals the intensely human aspect of the Dutch struggle against Nazi Germany in World War II. Audience members will hear from the film’s director and producer, as well as John Knegt, who tells a remarkable story about survival and restoration.
The Reckoning: Remembering the Dutch Resistance will be shown in the Ozinga Chapel at 7:30 p.m. View the trailer.
All events are free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.
The entire community is welcome to attend these thought-provoking events, which are being sponsored by friends of the College, Bruce and Mary Leep. Bruce is a member of the Trinity Board of Trustees.