See the film that invites us to abandon the rat race and forge new friendships. Summer In The Forest comes to Portland, screening at Cinema 21 April 27 - May 3.
Like countless others Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and secured their release - the first time in history that anyone had beaten the system. Together they created L'Arche, a commune at the edge of a beautiful forest near Paris. A quiet revolution was born.
A life of devotion.
A place of peace.
A world of difference.