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Summertime Film Series

Join us for thought-provoking films that spotlight local and international change-makers and enriching dialogue with filmmakers, supporters, and neighbors. How do we, in our daily lives, help create a more just and sustainable future?

The Duveneck Forum series focuses on an issue of justice, elicits conversation, and identifies ways for people to make a positive impact.

Free, RSVP Required





Sunday, June 29th
The Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journeysoul of justice
Potluck and screening at 5pm
Discussion with Filmmaker and Duveneck Dinner 2014 honoree, Abby Ginzberg,to follow screening
Free, RSVP Required

Throughout his career on the federal bench, Judge Henderson has stood for civility, compassion and human dignity. He served as the first legal aid attorney in East Palo Alto and later became the Assistant Dean at Stanford Law School. He has heard issues from California's controversial affirmative action initiative to putting an end to the slaughter of dolphins by the tuna fishing industry. Join us in conversation and community as we celebrate a trailblazer in justice.  


Sunday, July 13thsinging revolution
The Singing Revolution
Discussion and live music to follow screening
Bring your own picnic
Free, RSVP Required

The Singing Revolution shares how, between 1987 and 1991, hundreds of thousands of Estonians gathered publicly to sing forbidden patriotic songs and share protest speeches, risking their lives to proclaim their desire for independence. While violence and bloodshed was the unfortunate end result in other occupied nations of the USSR, the revolutionary songs of the Estonians anchored their struggle for freedom, which was ultimately accomplished without the loss of a single life.


Sunday, August 24thcesars last fast
Cesar’s Last Fast

Discussion with special guest to follow screening
Bring your Own Picnic
Free, RSVP Required

Cesar’s Last Fast is a feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers, and the impact Chavez’s legacy has on today’s generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights. The story of this water-only fast, a 36-day act of penance for not having done enough to stop growers from spraying pesticides on farm workers, takes a look at the life mission of America’s most inspiring Latino leader and the struggles confronting today’s farm workers.