See the film that invites us to abandon the rat race and forge new friendships. Summer In The Forest comes to Portland, screening at Cinema 21 May 11-17.
Join the special Q&A show with Andrew Noethe, Executive Director L'Arche Portland, at 1:45pm show May 12.
Like countless others Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and secured their release — the first time in history that anyone had beaten the system. Together they created L'Arche, a commune at the edge of a beautiful forest near Paris. A quiet revolution was born.
A life of devotion.
A place of peace.
A world of difference.
Recent Press: catholicsentinel.org/Content/Arts/Arts-and-Entertainment/Article/Summer-in-the-Forest/6/31/35380