Ancient, Wild and Courageous | Faith and Film

Feb 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm  —  Feb 2, 2018 @ 9:30pm

This month’s film deftly balances dark themes and fantastical elements to deliver an engrossing and uncommonly moving entry in the crowded coming-of-age genre.

In this visually spectacular drama a tween deals with his mother’s illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother and bullying classmates. He finds a most unlikely ancient, wild, and relentless ally that guides him on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.

“…a work of lovely darkness.”

“…a portrait of coping that’s both fascinating and heartbreaking.”

“…an engrossing tragic fantasy, sustained by genuine sentiment.”

“Evocative, mysterious and shot through with bruising humor and heartbreak… gets you where you live. There’s real magic in it. ”


Chad & Anna Kidd will lead the discussion. BYOB. Bring your own beer, wine or soda and experience the places where Pop culture meets our faith. We will watch a current film followed by a discussion about themes of morality, faith, and humanity led by local theologians and community leaders.

This Film Screening and Discussion are free – suggested $10.00 donation is welcomed.

For information about the film title, please email or call 781-395-3360.

Sanctuary UCC

458 High St, Medford, MA 02155 United States 

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    Sanctuary UCC
  • About
    The Medford Film Collaborative is a coalition of community organizations in Medford Massachusetts who share a passion for film.
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