SHU to Host Screening of the Film 'Of Gods and Men'

News Story: August 1, 2011

Sacred Heart University will host a screening of the film Of Gods and Men in the Schine Auditorium on Tuesday, September 13 at 7pm.  This film, directed by Xavier Beauvois, is loosely based on the life of the Cistercian monks of Tibehirine in Algeria. It tells a story of eight French Christian monks who live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. Following the screening of the film there will be a discussion led by Michael W. Higgins, Ph.D., SHU’s vice president for Mission and Catholic Identity.

This event is cosponsored by Sacred Heart University’s Office of Campus Ministry, the Catholic Studies Program, the Human Journey Colloquia Series, the MARS Program, and the Office of Mission and Catholic Identity.  This event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.  Media coverage is welcomed.  Please contact Funda Alp at 203-396-8241 or for further information.