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The CSJ Center for Reconciliation & Justice invites you to this Justice and Spirituality on Screen discussion and screening of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, a 1991 feature film directed by Nicholas Meyer, and the final film featuring the entire cast of the original Star Trek television series.

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.

  • Rose Pacatte, F.S.P., D.Min., founding director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies and author of The Way: A Cinematic Retreat Guide
  • Felicia Tomasko, editor-in-chief of LAYoga and president of Bliss Network
  • Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., Ph.D, professor and graduate director of theatre arts at the LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts, and author of The Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion, and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films and The Theology of Battlestar Galactica
  • Rabbi Zachary Zysman, campus minister and director of Jewish student life at LMU
  • Michael McNaught (moderator), assistant director of the LMU Center for Religion and Spirituality and president of CIMA, the Catholic-peer association for the entertainment industry in Los Angeles

Attend in Person
The live panel discussion will begin at 3 p.m., followed by a screening of the film, at the LMU Playa Vista Campus. This event is free and open to both the LMU community and the general public (RSVP required for general public). 

For general public. RSVP is required for public attendees and pandemic provisions will be observed. Please RSVP online here.

Getting to the campus. The Playa Vista Campus is located on the second floor and is accessible via Elevator Lobby 1 on the east side of the building, above Sweat Yoga. The pedestrian entrance is near the corner of S. Lake Center Drive and W. Waterfront Drive. Click here for campus directions and map

You can access the recording to the panel discussion here.

Parking. Paid parking is available at both campuses, subject to posted rates. Free street parking is available around the Playa Vista Campus, but may be limited at peak times. A free shuttle service from the Westchester (Main) Campus is open to the public, and is a convenient option for people commuting between campuses. Shuttle schedule is posted online.

Participate Online
The panel discussion will stream on the Center's YouTube and Facebook pages on Wednesday evening, December 1, at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific). Participants are invited to post questions in the comments sections.

Star Trek VI is available on the following home streaming services: YouTube, Amazon Prime, Vudu-Fandango, Apple TV, Google Play, as well as Philo and Fubo with subscriptions. 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.

You can access the panel discussion here

Friday Q&A
To accomodate both in-person and online participants, the panel Q&A wil stream on the Center's YouTube and Facebook page on Friday, December 3, at 12:30 p.m. (Pacific). Panelists will answer questions submitted at the screening and posted online.

You can access the recording of the Q&A here.

You can access the Q&A recording here.

For more information, contact Ms. Stefani Mejia at the CSJ Center at stefani.mejia@lmu.edu.

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