Tag Archives: Documentary Series

Film examines a dirty relationship

The relationship between dirt and humans couldn’t be closer. We started our journey together as stardust, swirled by cosmic forces into our galaxy, solar system, and planet. We are made of the same stuff. Four billion years of evolution created … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to keep ministries going

Since Niles Congregational Church became a co-sponsor of the Second Saturday Documentary Series (SSDS) and began housing the monthly screenings, much of the work has been done by Pastor Jeff. Especially with a sabbatical coming this fall, Niles Discovery Church … Continue reading

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Could climate crisis actually be an opportunity?

Documentary examines link between climate chaos and capitalism What if global warming isn’t only a crisis? What if it’s the best chance we are ever going to get to build a better world? “There’s no question about it,” Pastor Jeff … Continue reading

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Doctors are often not ready to talk about death with patients

“All of us will do it,” the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer said. “All of us will die. With any luck, we’ll have a doctor who is ready to talk clearly, compassionately, and honestly with us as that time approaches.” Counseling people … Continue reading

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“abUSed” exposes the far-reaching impacts of US immigration policy

As the presidential campaign heats up, immigration policy will continue to be a topic of debate. The Second Saturday Documentary Series invites the community to look at the impacts of current policy — impacts on undocumented workers, their families, and … Continue reading

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Documentary exposes smear campaigns against whistleblowers

In the face of potentially life-threatening dangers, they dare to speak truth to power. They’re the whistleblowers; the crusaders for truth who often stand as the lone link between corrupted corporate and governmental interests and the public’s right to know. … Continue reading

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Documentary exposes pundits-for-hire

Merchants of Doubt looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and climate change. This documentary will be shown as part of the Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery … Continue reading

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