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Resources for keyword: Abuse

A Prayer in Response to the Screams
Frederic Brussat
A lament addressing all the suffering, pain, and loss we have brought about among people, animals, and the natural world.

A Prayer for Women Raped in War Zones
Frederic Brussat
A prayer for women raped in war zones.

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These Birds Walk
Omar Mullick, Bassam Tariq
A chilling and compassionate documentary about the plight of runaway children in Karachi, Pakistan, and an elderly humanitarian who has created centers to look after them.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky
The rousing coming-of-age journey of a shy, smart, and sensitive high-school freshman who emerges from his shell to savor life.

Praying the News: In Response to the Screams
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
A prayer in responses to all the suffering, pain, and loss we have brought about among people, animals, and the natural world.

Lee Hirsch
An eye-opening documentary that focuses on five youth who were bullied, including two who committed suicide, and how their families, schools, and communities respond.

Apes and Other Animals
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Curated content on human relationships with apes and other animals.

Paddy Considine
A grim and focused anatomy of anger carried into our hearts and minds by two intense performances by Peter Mullan and Olivia Coleman.

We Are One with Each Other
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
An I Am prayer prompted by news of human rights violations in our world.

Life During Wartime
Todd Solondz
An oddly affecting drama about three sisters and their quest for happiness amidst moments of hurting, hating, and healing.

Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
Lee Daniels
An emotionally poignant film about a degraded and abused African-American teenage girl whose life is turned around by the love and concern of an inspiring teacher and the compassion of others.

Abdullah Oguz
A mesmerizing Turkish film about the mysteries of human nature.

Dignity for All
Robert W. Fuller, Pamela A. Gerloff
Strategies for combating rankism and establishing a dignitarian culture.

Children in Jeopardy
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Films that depict the plight of children in today's world: poor and homeless, war refugees, forced into slavery for sex or cheap labor. These movies can be catalysts to our action and prayers for children who have been denied a full, free, and happy life.

Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams
Jasmila Zbanic
A poignant and emotionally gripping story of a Bosnian single parent struggling to survive in Sarajevo and carrying deep physical and spiritual wounds from the 1990s wars.

The True Cost of Low Prices
Vincent A. Gallagher
A hard-hitting and informative overview of the violent impact of globalization on the lives of poor people around the world.

The Night Listener
Patrick Stettner
A moving mystery of the heart based on a novel by Armistead Maupin about the lengths some people will go to find acceptance and love.

An excerpt from Ponderings from the Precipice
James Conlon
Designed to spur readers to a more vivid sense of their role as co-creators in the evolving story of the universe.

Calling All Abolitionists
Susan Llewelyn
What you can do about the 27 million people who are enslaved in the world today.

Battle in Heaven (Batalla En El Cielo)
Carlos Reygadas
Depicts the spiritual emergency of an amoral man in Mexico City who plunges into despair and turns to sex as a way out of his funk.

North Country
Nicki Caro
A compelling drama set in a 1989 Minnesota mining community where the misogyny and chauvinism in the workplace will make your blood boil.

An Unfinished Life
Lasse Hallstrom
A sensitive treatment of the slow and often difficult process of forgiveness after years of hurt, anger, and disappointment.


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