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The Good Lie Is the Best Film of 2014 That You Probably Haven't Seen

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

I once asked my grandmother why they are called 'movies,' and she said 'because they are supposed to move you.' Today, I remember this quote as I've just seen one of the year's best and most moving films, The Good Lie.

Matthew Jacobs

From Civil War In Sudan To Starring With Reese Witherspoon | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.17.2014 | Entertainment

"Hollywood has given a voice to the dead." At 7 years old, Emmanuel Jal walked several hundred miles, from Sudan to Ethiopia, to flee a civil war. ...

Writer Margaret Nagle Talks AboutThe Great Lie

Nell Minow | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

It took 14 years for screenwriter Margaret Nagle to bring the wonderfully touching and inspiring "The Good Lie" to the screen. Reese Witherspoon and Corey Stoll are in the cast, but they are supporting players.

How to Save Each Other

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Jim Wallis

The Good Lie is the story of some of the "Lost Boys" of Sudan. It stars Reese Witherspoon. She helps the Lost Boys, but as is so often the case when we respond to God's call to care for our neighbor, they probably help her more. No one saves the day in this movie, but they all help save each other.

Equip and Empower South Sudan for True Independence

Wendi Dwyer | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Wendi Dwyer

Later this year a movie about the Lost Boys starring Reese Witherspoon will be in a theater near you. Millions will go see the movie, hear the story of the Lost Boys of Sudan, cry and say "Where were we? How did this happen?"

Graphic Novels Tackle Tough Subjects to Help Kids Understand

Kate Kelly | Posted 07.11.2012 | Books
Kate Kelly

How do you talk about genocide, human trafficking, modern slavery, oppression and the overall importance of human rights in ways that students can understand? For James Disco, the answer lies in creating graphic novels that tackle tough topics.

Lucas Kavner

Lost Boy of Sudan Turns Nonprofit Leader | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.28.2011 | Impact

As Dominic Diing recounted the story of his journey from Sudan to America, it was easy to get swept up in the cinematic scope of events leading up to ...