"It was a great gift of this film that it took us back to finding our local Methodist church and going every Sunday."
“There is an element to the way we tell this story that has power and desperation that would be different if we tried to tell it any other way.”
A scene from “A.D. The Bible Continues.” “I don’t think Christian audiences, especially younger ones, are going to rush to
Among the phone survey highlights: “Most people would be surprised that 1 in 3 of their neighbors is watching Christian TV
At a separate news conference here, Zamperini’s two children told reporters they were pleased with Jolie’s approach. His
That could prove a disappointment to Christian viewers who read the best-seller by Lauren Hillenbrand that spawned the film
Sometimes evangelical Christians make movies. And usually they are horrible. The themes are poorly executed. Instead of life imitated in inspiring ways through the medium of film, a sermon is smugly preached.
Jakes' International Faith and Family Film Festival aims to provide a significant value-add to the discussion of how faith-based filmmakers should proceed with producing and marketing films to Christian and mainstream audiences.
When a church provides the space for showing films discussing the issues, it becomes more relevant by becoming a catalyst for coalition-building.
Soul Surfer succeeds where many other Christian-themed films fail. It strikes a satisfying balance between powerful storytelling and overreaching message-giving.
Some of the Christian titles these days, she said, tackle "touchy subjects" such as drugs, domestic violence or abortion