The CSJ Center for Reconciliation & Justice invites you to this Justice and Spirituality on Screen discussion and screening of Cabin in the Sky, a 1943 musical feature film directed by Vincente Minnelli, and based on the 1940 Broadway musical written by Lynn Root.

Program and Panel
The CSJ Center's Justice and Spirituality on Screen series engages questions of faith and culture through the lens of modern cinema.  It is cosponsored by the LMU School of Film and Television, Center for Religion and Spirituality, and William H. Hannon Library. The 2021-2022 series theme echoes that of the CSJ Center's annual symposium, Faces of Justice.

  • Kim Harris, Ph.D., musician and composer, and assistant professor of the Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University
  • Rose Pacatte, F.S.P. , D.Min., film critic and author, and founding director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies
  • Michael McNaught (moderator), assistant director of the LMU Center for Religion and Spirituality

Participate Online
The panel discussion will stream on the Center's YouTube and Facebook pages on Wednesday evening, February 23, at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific). Participants are invited to post questions in the comments sections.

Cabin in the Sky is available on the following home streaming services. For those in the LMU community, check to see the availability of this film for streaming via one of the Hannon Library streaming databases, such as Kanopy or Swank Digital Campus.

Friday Q&A
The panel Q&A wil stream on the Center's YouTube and Facebook page on Friday, February 25, at 12:30 p.m. (Pacific). Panelists will answer questions submitted at the screening and posted online.

For more information, contact Ms. Stefani Mejia at the CSJ Center at

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