A new look at a big question. Inspired by The Calling, a PBS mini-series.
The Calling is now available via iTunes. You can watch a preview of The Calling and order the series for $5.99. Please rate & review, so that more people hear about The Calling. Thank you!! Like DVDs instead? DVDs of The Calling are also now available for $29.99 via shopPBS.org. Enjoy!
Attend a free Community Cinema screening of The Calling at the Chicago Cultural Center's Claudia Cassidy Theater this Saturday, Dec 18 from 2:00-4:30 pm. Includes a 75 min screening of the four-hour film and a panel with guests from One Chicago, One Nation and The Community Renewal Society, moderated by Hind Makki of Interfaith Youth Core. The event is presented by The Public Square, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, ITVS, and WTTW Channel 11. More info here. Address: Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602.
Attend a screening of The Calling this Thursday, December 16th at the Norwich Community Cinema. Doors Open at 6pm; film begins at 6:30pm. Campus of the Norwich Free Academy, in the Sidney E. Frank Center of Visual & Performing Arts, NFA. Admission is complimentary; donations are accepted. During this special screening in conjunction with PBS's Independent Lens and ITVS's Community Cinema, we are happy to announce the film will be followed with discussion led by Chaplain Bilal Ansari, who is featured in the film, as well as Reverend Cal Lord of the First Baptist Church. For more info, please see Norwich Community Cinema's event page for the screening. Please note that the screening is taking place at the Sidney E. Frank Center of Visual & Performing Arts, located on the Easternmost side of Norwich's campus on Joseph Perkins Road. It is set to the rear of the campus beyond the end of the athletic field.
Over 2000 people from 56 countries tuned in to PBS's Independent Lens on livestream of Kindling Group shares a special 30 minute cut of The Calling at The Art Institute of Chicago. Directly after the screening, all seven characters from the film will participate in a panel, moderated by Cathleen Falsani. Check out the screening and the panel here on Thursday night, and share your comments to Facebook on the upper right hand side of the page. Click here for additional information from ITVS.
Thursday night's event is hosted by The Art Institute of Chicago in conjunction with their groundbreaking installation of Jitish Kallat's Public Notice 3
- a trenchant commentary on the evolution, or devolution, of religious tolerance across the 20th and 21st centuries. Event partners include Kindling Group and WTTW11. The Calling
will air nationally over two consecutive nights and in two parts on Dec 20 & Dec 21 on PBS's Independent Lens from 9-11 pm PST & EST and 8-10 pm CST. For more information, click here.