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Search for the truth

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September 15, 2017

The film The Case For Christ will no doubt raise some very important questions regarding the value of truth now in today’s world.

In our ‘‘post-truth’’ era, it would seem truth has far less appeal than opinion.

And so this recent release by Pureflix is a startling and thoughtful reminder that, although Truth can be ignored, it is the only thing that can set you free.

The Case For Christ will be screening at Swanpool Cinema this Sunday only, September 17, at 1.30pm. Afternoon tea will follow.

It is the true story, set in the explosive American ’70s, of investigative reporter Lee Strobel, who will stop at nothing to get to the truth.

An ardent atheist, Lee is unexpectedly confronted with the claims of Christianity, but knows all he needs to do is discredit the Resurrection in order to free his family from its unwelcome influence.

What follows is an amazing story of one man’s desperate search for the truth, and the discovery he didn’t expect.

British novelist and academic, C.S. Lewis, summed it up well when he said: ‘‘Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.’’

This film is a sober reminder of what the world appears to have forsaken.

Entry is by donation of $5 per head.

●For more information, phone Kevin on 0427099199 or David on 0422811637.

What’s on

Also screening this weekend is Viceroy’s House (PG) and Their Finest (M).

The double bill starts at 6pm on Friday and Saturday and 5pm on Sunday.

Coming soon

Screening on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 22 to 24, is Frantz (PG) and Lady MacBeth (MA15+).

In Frantz, Anna is a bereft young German woman whose fiance, Frantz, was killed in the trenches of World War I.

Adrien, a French veteran makes a mysterious appearance in her town by placing flowers on Frantz’s grave.

Adrien’s presence is met with resistance by the community, but Anna develops a friendship as she learns of his association with Frantz.

Lady Macbeth is a British drama film based on the novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov.

It was adapted for the opera by Shostakovich in 1934.

It centres on Katherine stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age.

A force is unleashed when she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker.

●For more information, visit http://www.swanpoolcinema.com.au/ or phone (03)57682415.

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