Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate

Premiered Spring 2011

Acclaimed writer, producer and director Helen Whitney explores a compelling range of stories, from personal betrayal to global reconciliation after genocide. The film provides an intimate look into the spontaneous outpouring of forgiveness: from the Amish families for the 2006 shooting of their children in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania; the struggle of '60s radicals to cope with the serious consequences of their violent acts of protest; the shattering of a family after the mother abandons them; the legacy and divisiveness of apartheid and the aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings in South Africa.

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Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate

Confronting Evil

Rwandan genocide of 1994 is examined through first-hand witness testimony.

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Intimate Woundings

Dan Glick's family is torn apart by his ex-wife's decision to leave to start a new life.

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Atonement

Kathy Powers and Claire Schroeder discuss Forgiveness and Atonement.

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Epilogue Preview

Epilogue of Forgiveness: A Time to Love and A Time to Hate

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Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate

Helen Whitney on Forgiveness

Filmmaker Helen Whitney discusses her latest project.

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Language of Anger

Terri Jentz tells of her search for justice after being brutally attacked while camping.

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Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate

Prologue

Prologue of Forgiveness: A Time to Love and A Time to Hate

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