Critical Issues Film Discussion Series

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The 2022 Stevenson Grange #121 “Critical Issues Of Our Times” film series features documentaries with the central theme of “Human Resilience,” as part of the Grange’s Community Resiliency programs. Each film will be discussed on the fourth Tuesday of the month, starting at 6:30 pm.

Films are available to stream on Kanopy for free with your library card. The Kanopy app can be downloaded to any device, or accessed via the website. Participants can view each film at their leisure.

Once registered you will receive a link, via email, to join us at the time of the program. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a camera and microphone.  A phone number will be included to allow you to use a phone as speaker and microphone, if necessary.

 May - Walk With Me: A Journey into Mindfulness2017, 1 hr 33 mins

With unprecedented access, Walk With Me takes us deep inside the world-famous monastery of Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, and captures the life of a monastic community who have given up all their possessions for one common purpose - to practice the art of mindfulness.

This visceral film is a meditation on a community determined to develop a deep sense of presence, not just for themselves but for all those they love. As the seasons come and go, the monastics' inner journey is amplified by insights from Thich Nhat Hanh's early journals, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.

Official Selection at the SXSW Film Festival.

The Community Resiliency programs are co-sponsored by Stevenson Grange #121 and Stevenson Community Library. For program information, please call Mary Repar at (360) 726-7052 or e-mail


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