Category Archives: Documentary Series

Second Saturday Documentary focuses on Ferguson Uprising

Whose Streets?  will be shown February 10 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery Church. The screening is free and open to the public.  Told by the activists and leaders who live and … Continue reading

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Film Explores What is Changeless in the Midst of Climate Change

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox searches for the universal human qualities that will prevail into the future in How to Let Go of the World and Love All of the Things Climate Can’t Change. The film will be shown January 13 … Continue reading

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“After Spring” Documents Struggles of Syrian Refugees, Aid Workers

Tents stretch as far as the eye can see on a dusty plain in Zaatari, Jordan, the largest of the camps for Syrian refugees. “After Spring,” the October Second Saturday Documentary Series offering, follows two refugee families striving to preserve … Continue reading

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South African and Israeli Systems Compared in Second Saturday Documentary

The parallels between South Africa’s former practice of separating citizens by race and Israeli apartheid are drawn in “Roadmap to Apartheid,” a documentary that will be screened at 1:30 pm, May 13, at Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Blvd., Fremont, … Continue reading

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Documentary explores homelessness

Storied Streets, an intimate look at how individuals cope with the challenges of homelessness, launches a new year of Second Saturday Documentaries at Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Blvd. at Nursery Ave. The 1:30 pm screening on January 14, is … Continue reading

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Free showing: “Citizenfour” at Niles Discovery Church Aug. 13

The Second Saturday Documentary Series will feature Academy Award-nominated “Citizenfour” Saturday, Aug. 13. The 1:30 pm showing is free and open to the public. Dr. Sharat Lin, president of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center, will moderate. Director Laura … Continue reading

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Film confronts the roots of America’s black/white divide

“Racism, unfortunately, is baked into the DNA of the United States of America,” says the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer, Senior Pastor at Niles Discovery Church. “Slaves were considered less than fully human in our founding documents, and only people of color … Continue reading

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