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Coming to Cincinnati

On Thursday, Feb. 13, Xavier University in Cincinnati will screen Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story, a documentary financed in part by a grant from St. John the Baptist Province. The Cincinnati premiere will be introduced by the filmmaker, Martin Doblemeier, producer/director of more than 30 documentaries focused on religion, faith and spirituality.

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Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story profiles one of the most extraordinary and courageous women in American history.

Co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, journalist and social activist Dorothy Day, who died in 1980, championed the poor, the hungry and the homeless. Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is the voice of Dorothy Day in the 57-minute film, which will air on PBS in March. The free Cincinnati screening is at 6:30 p.m. followed by a discussion with the film maker, Martin Doblemeier. 

More information about the film and screenings at Journey Films.

The Kennedy Auditorium, Conaton Learning Commons, 412 Dana Ave. at St. Francis Xavier Way.