"Born into Brothels" and me: Saturday in Bellevue, WA

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Dreams of Our Childhood

I’ve been invited to join a panel discussion of Born into Brothels after it is featured in this film festival on Saturday afternoon.

Will you be there too?

Born into Brothels is in my Top 5 of 2005. If you haven’t seen it, you should.

Here are the festival details:

UPC and First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue have teamed up again for the second FilmFest on February 3-4 at Bellevue Christian School and February 16-18 in UPC’s Larson Hall. Proceeds will benefit the International Justice Mission and their efforts to open an office in Rwanda.

Tickets are a suggested donation of $10 per film or $30 for four films. Tickets may be purchased online and are available at the door. For more info please e-mail filmfest@upc.org or call 206/524-7301, ext. 330.

Each film focuses on the unique viewpoint, real or imagined, of a child:

“To Kill a Mockingbird” (PG)
Friday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. at Bellevue Christian School

Thursday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. at UPC and

“Big Fish” (PG-13)
Friday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at UPC

“The Sixth Sense” (PG-13)
Saturday, Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m. at UPC

“Born Into Brothels” (rated R for strong language)
Saturday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m. at Bellevue Christian School

Saturday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. at UPC

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.


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