Family Movie Nights
To help families spend time together and share common experiences, The Leadership Institute provides recommendations for Family Movie Night. Each week, a new movie recommendation and explanation is available for your consideration. Enjoy the show!
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A great movie while you are stuck inside. Entertaining Angels chronicles the life of Dorothy Day, who dedicated herself in service to her socialist beliefs and her adopted faith of… Read More
Intensely moving World War I tale of soldiers — Scottish, French and German — who spontaneously agree to a cease-fire on the Western front on Christmas Eve as they hear… Read More
Drama, Family, PG-13, Sports, True Story
The Blind Side
How Courageous Are You? One of 2009’s best films, this fact-based movie tells the powerful story of Michael Oher, a professional football player whose path in life was set largely… Read More
The Man Who Knew Infinity
We chose a movie this week from our wish list – that place where we store movies we think we want to watch and then forget about. But no one… Read More
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
For family movie night, we chose a documentary. It doesn’t happen often and usually includes whining from at least one of the children. In the end, however, we are all… Read More
Captain America: The First Avenger
When the family sat down to watch Captain America the first time, we did not know it would set us down the road leading through the Marvel Comic Universe. We… Read More
Now here is a movie my family will watch over and over. At a little more than two hours, it’s long, but it never feels that way. Katherine Johnson (Taraji… Read More
Since we knew a lunar eclipse was coming on Sunday, we decided to sit down for First Man, Damien Chazelle’s fact-based movie about the legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong. It tracks… Read More