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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Movie Bible Study for Teens
A young girl s pursuit of her dreams.
This film is the story of a young girl who dreams of playing football (soccer, to Americans). She finds she has the abilities to bend it like England s football hero, David Beckham. At first she doesn t have the confidence to pursue her dream, but eventually, the way Jess, the heroine, deals with pursuing her dreams leads her into difficult situations of honesty.
Bend It Like Beckham shows us teen characters who face daunting challenges and difficult family relationships. This guide will help you evaluate the choices they make and consider the price you will or won t pay for your dreams.
Discussing the Scenes
--Pursuing Our Dreams
(1 Corinthians 12:12 31; Colossians 3:23 24)
--Living a Lie
(Genesis 27:1 38; Colossians 3:9; Galatians 6:7 9)
--When Friends Let You Down
(1 Corinthians 13; Luke 6:27 36; Matthew 5:23 24)
--Families: Help or Hindrance?
(Deuteronomy 6:5 9; Ephesians 6:1 4)
As the Credits Roll
Bend It Like Beckham (Fox Searchlight Pictures with Kintop Pictures, 2003), rated PG 13 for language and sexual content.
This Bible study is not an endorsement of the movie by Christianity Today International. Before watching this film, please get advice and guidance from your parents or youth pastor.
Photo © Copyright Fox Searchlight Pictures
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