A green journalist from Australia in Jakarta is mentored by a Eurasian dwarf photographer & is changed from career-obsession to caring for the poor.
The reporter is fictional, but this film is based on the history of the Philippines when Corrie Aquino inspired her people to topple the Marcos dictatorship by standing against guns and tanks in the streets.
How White House Photographer Pete Souza transformed from a recorder of history to a prophet with a camera, angry over the debasement of the once dignified office by the 45th President.
LENTEN REFLECTIONS (WEEK 2) offers seven faith-and-film ideas, including Babe, Grand Canyon and Quiz Show. Click the title here to read my entire column for Week 2.
The story of how Gandhi, regarded as the Father of India’s independence , from South Africa to his nonviolent revolution in India.
Orphaned Sophie is abducted to Giant Land, becoming friends with The BFG, Big Friendly Giant, & they go to the Queen to stop he child-eating evil giants.
When a middle aged German hausfrau splits from her boorish husband in the middle of the Mohave Desert, she winds up at a run down motel-café owned by a very angry black woman.
When Daniel,an actor in Montreal, is hired by a priest to revise a tired old Passion Play, he uses modern scholarship to come up with a version that upsets and exposes the hypocrisy of the priest.
I can’t believe it’s been such a long time since my last entry. Aside from my usual writing for Visual Parables, LectionAid, and Lectionary Homiletics, I’ve been engrossed in finishing the book Blessed Are the Filmmakers, outlined below. It was inspired by reading Daniel Buttry’s inspiring collection of 60+ minibiographies of peacemakers, living and dead, …
Rated R. Our Ratings: V -2 ; L -7 ; S/N –6. Running time: 2 hours. Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise. Proverbs 20:1 Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute. Speak out, judge righteously, defend …