In his new film SABBATH, award-winning filmmaker Martin Doblmeier explores the religious, secular, psychological, and sociological implications of a weekly day of rest for a “profoundly burned-out world.” The wide-ranging two-hour documentary delves into the history and practice of an ancient concept that is rooted in the biblical story of creation.
Doblmeier and the Journey Films team traveled coast-to-coast exploring Sabbath beliefs and practice, meeting authors – both secular and religious, monks, theologians, clergy, farmers, physicians, and practitioners young and more senior. He shows the profound beauty of the practice across traditions, the principles of justice that undergird it, and the potential it offers for healing the world.
Presented in collaboration with Sun Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church, the Wood River Jewish Community, Light on the Mountains Center for Spiritual Living, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hailey. Facilitated small-group discussions will follow the screening.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
5:30pm – 7:30pm
John A. and Carole O. Moran Lecture Hall
The Community Library