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Maryknoll Film Festival Opening

8/30/2007 - 12:00 AM PST

Catholic PRWire

MARYKNOLL, N.Y. - AUGUST 30, 2007 - A new international film festival, sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, will open on Friday Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at the Maryknoll Society Center in Ossining.

The series of nine monthly offerings entitled, Life through Death: God's Self-sacrificing Love Revealed in Relationships, will open with Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles, China/Japan 2005, from director Zhang Yimou.

Each film will be introduced by a Maryknoll missioner who will facilitate a brief discussion following the screening.

All are welcome. Admission is free.

WHAT: International Film Festival at Maryknoll

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Maryknoll Society Center Building
55 Ryder Rd., Ossining, N.Y.

Information: 914-941-7590


Maryknoll, the U.S.-based Catholic missionary movement, includes the Maryknoll Society (Fathers and Brothers), the Maryknoll Congregation (Sisters), the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and the Maryknoll Affiliates. Maryknollers have been representing U.S. Catholics in overseas mission since 1911 and currently serve in 39 countries worldwide. For more information on Maryknoll, consult the World Wide Web at


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Betsey  Guest - Media Assistant, 914 941-76362439




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