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Hacksaw Ridge - Faith in Film w/ Fr David Nix (Live Discussion)

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Avoiding Babylon
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⁣We offer profound reflections on "Hacksaw Ridge," the harrowing tale of Desmond Doss, whose conviction in the face of conflict left an indelible mark on history. Venture with us into the soul-stirring journey of a conscientious objector who became a World War II hero without firing a bullet. We uncover the intricate dance of morality and faith that guided Doss's life, giving listeners a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the crafting of a film that challenges the very notions of courage and conviction.

This episode is charged with the emotional power of storytelling as we analyze the pivotal moments of "Hacksaw Ridge," unraveling the layers of Desmond Doss's character against the backdrop of war and personal belief. We regale you with anecdotes from our personal lives, historical tidbits, and parallels to recent global events, tying the past and present in a thought-provoking conversation. The court-martial scene serves as a cornerstone for our discussion, showcasing the clash between institutional authority and individual conscience, a theme that reverberates through Gibson's directorial oeuvre and our current societal challenges.

Rounding off our exploration, we delve into the broader cultural impact of Gibson's filmography, where films like "Apocalypto" stir a potent mix of controversy and insight. This episode is not just a review of a film but an examination of the moral compass that guides us through life's tumultuous seas. Join us for an enriching dialogue that celebrates the power of cinema to inspire, challenge, and transform.

Fr. Nix's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@PadrePeregrino



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