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Third Thursday at Third Street Film Night presents The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith” 

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE

Third Thursday at Third Street Film Night presents…  The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith” 
FREE Event – October 17, 6:30 – 8:00
Third Street Center, Carbondale, Calaway Room

 The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith is the groundbreaking documentary that tells the amazing, true story of the Prophet Herald known as The Báb, His message and the origins of a new era in world religion.  For the first time, audiences will have the opportunity to discover The Báb and the Bahá’í Faith through the universally embraced medium of documentary film.

Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Bob Hercules (Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise; Forgiving Dr. Mengele) and executive produced by Chicago-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Steve Sarowitz, The Gate combines dramatic reenactments with interviews of renowned historians, religious scholars and experts in the Bahá’í Faith to celebrate the brief, exciting life of a prophet and the indelible impact His message continues to have on the world today.

Filmed in Spain, Israel and the U.K., The Gate transports viewers back to 1844 Persia when the Prophet Herald known as The Báb (or “the gate” in Arabic) experienced a revelation of God and declared himself to the faithful. As the world suffers from the divisive forces of strife and intolerance, a new Faith advocates the oneness of humanity’s major religions as a path toward world peace. The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith is the groundbreaking documentary that tells the amazing, true story of the Prophet Herald known as The Báb, His message and the origins of a new era in world religion.

The Garfield County Bahá’í Community is offering this film as a FREE event.

Website: https://thegatefilm.com

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For any questions please call 970-618-5879 or info@davinikent.org

Synopsis:

In the midst of religious intolerance and extremism, one religion—the Bahá’í Faith—offers a path toward world peace by advocating the oneness of humanity’s major religions. Now, this groundbreaking documentary tells the amazing, little-known story of the origins of the Bahá’í Faith.

The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith recounts the founding of this new world religion in Persia by a Prophet known as The Báb. In the mid-1800s, Jews, Christians and Muslims alike were awaiting the imminent arrival of a Divine Messenger. Beginning in 1844, the Báb’s message, which included then-controversial ideas like the oneness of major religions and the empowerment of women, spread like wildfire across the region amidst this religious climate.

However, His groundbreaking new message presented a threat to religious and political leaders of the time, resulting in relentless persecution of the Báb and His followers. The Báb’s message ultimately triumphed with a growing number of faithful; today, the Bahá’í religion is practiced throughout the world by over five million people.

Combining dramatic reenactments with interviews of renowned historians, religious scholars and Bahá’í Faith experts, The Gate: Dawn of the Bahá’í Faith celebrates the brief, exciting life of a prophet and the indelible impact His message continues to have on the world today.

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Davi Nikent
Website:
https://www.davinikent.com

Venue

Third Street Center
520 S. Third Street
Carbondale, CO 81623 United States
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Phone:
970-963-3221
Website:
http://www.thirdstreetcenter.net/