An Encounter with Simone Weil tells the story of French philosopher, activist, and mystic, Simone Weil (1909-1943) — a woman Albert Camus described as “the only great spirit of our time.” On her quest to understand Simone Weil, filmmaker Julia Haslett confronts profound questions of moral responsibility both within her own family and the larger world. From the battlefields of the Spanish Civil War to anti-war protests in Washington DC, from intimate exchanges between the filmmaker and her older brother, who struggles with mental illness, to captivating interviews with people who knew Simone Weil, the film takes us on an unforgettable journey into the heart of what it means to be a compassionate human being.

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– NEW YORK MAGAZINE

“…heartbreaking and inspiring.”

 –   MICHAEL MOORE

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Films, though an art of fiction connects with our daily life so well that we can’t stop imagining ourselves as one of the characters from the films. We not only watch the scenes but we live them and subconsciously adopt many new lifestyle practices, inspired by movies. This happens especially when some common scenes are seen again and again, in different films. It sets a pattern or the trend for the given practice. This can be anything; from hairstyles of different actors to the color of shoes they wear, from cars they drive to the slang language they use, it can be anything.

But the most common thing that is found in all the movies of all the genres, be it comedy, romantic, tragedy, suspense, crime thriller, anything; one thing that is never missed is the Coffee. Whether the guy wants to know more about his girl or is tired of doing office work, it is always the coffee which helps. A very quality time can be spent over a coffee with so many hopes popping inside you Now take the example of world-wide famous film “Fifty-shades of Grey”, the things began with coffee only opening the doors for the hope of a beautiful relationship while spending time in knowing about each other A lot happens over a coffee. Actors are even seen proposing their partners over a coffee, with a design of a heart on top of it or something even more interesting.

Now, it. not just the romance but the style too that matters. How hot Tom Cruise looks while walking with a hot cup of coffee in his hands? Very hot. Okay, now these are not the only purposes that coffee serve. It can solve much more complicated issues like the case is solved in the film “The Usual Suspects. Chazz Palminteri is finally able to solve the case when he notices the cup of coffee shattering on the floor, three times crow.

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“The screening at Carleton was a smashing success – a good crowd and fantastic discussion. Moreover, students and colleagues alike wrote to me afterwards telling me how much they took away from the film – from philosophy, women’s studies, human rights, history, french – the film fits many different departmental interests.” 
~ Melanie Adrian, Assistant Professor of Law, Carleton University

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★★★★ RECOMMENDED “A fruitful and thought-provoking introduction to this remarkable person.”~Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO)

“…the film invites serious reflection on some of the most important and intractable elements of the human condition. I recommend it highly.”
~Vance Morgan, Philosophy Prof, Providence College

“Excellent for the college classroom because of its layered complexity.” 
~Jennifer Rycenga, Professor of Comparative Religious Studies & Humanities, San Jose State