WorldView - Mondays - Oct., 2014
WorldView is an annual community and college series for film, word, and music, held on Mondays in October at 7 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Beth Decker at 708.293.4908.
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WorldView 2014 Series
Monday, October 6--David Orr, Cook County Clerk
Cook County Clerk David Orr has been the chief election authority for suburban Cook County, one of the U.S.’s largest election jurisdictions, since December 1990.
As County Clerk, Orr has earned a reputation for responsible budgeting and government efficiency by modernizing elections and returning millions of dollars to Cook County’s coffers every year.
Monday, October 13—Thomas Gouwens, organist
Thomas Gouwens, associate organist at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, will perform in concert.
He has served as a faculty member at various colleges, a university organist, and dean of the Chicago Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Monday, October 20—Nontombi Naomi Tutu, race and gender justice activist
Naomi Tutu is the third child of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nomalizo Leah Tutu. The challenges of growing up black and female in apartheid South Africa have been the foundation of her life as an activist for human rights. In her speeches she blends a passion for human dignity with humor and personal stories.
Monday, October 27—Return to the Hiding Place, film
Based on a true story: As part of Corrie ten Boom’s army of untrained students, Hans, Piet, and their friends navigate a deadly labyrinth of challenges to rescue Jewish people from Nazi capture. The film’s climax is the true, breath-taking rescue of an orphanage of Jewish children from Hitler’s assassins.