Film seminar for religious educators slated

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MANILA, Dec. 12, 2010—Religious educators will now have a means to make teaching the sacraments more interesting to students.

A seminar on Film and Sacraments which will explore the use of films for teaching the sacraments is being organized by the Communication Foundation for Asia from January 13-15, 2011 at the CFA Lagerwey Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

It will feature lectures, film showings and analysis, discussion, workshops and spiritual reflection.

International film critic Fr. Peter Malone, MSC will be the main lecturer. Fr. Stephen Cuyos, MSC and Film Director Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr., will showcase Filipino films on the third day.

Malone is a former member of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications and was the first President of SIGNIS, the international Catholic body for film, radio and television. He is an internationally known author and lecturer on film and media education. He is a regular member of the Catholic Jury at International Film Festivals such as Cannes, Venice, Berlin as well as in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

Participants will be charged with a seminar fee of P2, 500 each to cover materials and meals. CFA offers discounted rates for early and group registrations or for Signis members. Interested participants may contact CFA Training Department at: 713-2732, 713-2972, or at 713-2981 loc 182 and look for Melissa Cortez or Michelle Duzon. You can also email: or for reservations. (CBCPNews)

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