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Groening Documentary to be Screened in Des Plaines

Bruno Groening

The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends and The Circle for Spiritual Aid to Life, Inc., will present a screening of the three-part documentary film, The Phenomenon Bruno Groening: On the Tracks of the Miracle Healer, from 1 to 7 p.m., February 16, at the Dance Building, in Des Plaines.

Groening was world-famous in 1949, as newspapers and newsreels spread the word about miraculous healings. Thousands of people flocked to see him. Original film and audio recordings, archival material and more than 50 eyewitness interviews and reenactments all make the film a deeply impressive experience.

Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. Location: 1330 Webford Ave. For more information, call 708-839-2334 or visit