The December First Friday Film at the UU Meetinghouse will be "Rumi, Poet of the Heart,."to be held on Dec. 7. The poems that this Sufi mystic composed about the transformative power of love have gripped the contemporary imagination. This film presents Coleman Barks, the most celebrated contemporary translator of Rumi’s poetry, in live performance and intimate conversation. Joining him to celebrate the earthy, joyous, spiritual passion of Rumi’s poetry are Robert Bly, Deepak Chopra, Michael Meade, Huston Smith and others. Narrator: Debra Winger. Music: Hamza El Din, Jai Uttal. Director: Haydn Reiss. (US, 1998) 60 min. plus discussion.
Free admission, popcorn. Doors open at 6:45; movie starts at 7 pm. All welcome! Held at 21 Fairground Rd., Springfield.