A Reel History of Faith in Cinema

A Reel History of Faith in Cinema

I love film history. Last year I interviewed Dr Terry Lindvall who wrote two in depth books on the history of Christian film. Today’s guest, professor, critic and podcaster, Tyler Smith, has also contributed to the study of Christian film history, not with a book, but...
A Primer on Hong Kong Cinema with Dr. Gary Bettinson

A Primer on Hong Kong Cinema with Dr. Gary Bettinson

It’s back to film history class today as we travel east to look at the third largest movie industry in the world. It’s a cinematic culture which produced one of my favorite film directors, Wong Kar-Wai, and that is the Hong Kong Cinema. Our guide into this cinematic...
The New Hollywood Cinema with Dr. Gary Bettinson

The New Hollywood Cinema with Dr. Gary Bettinson

Dr. Gary Bettinson, a lecturer in film studies from Lancaster University in the UK is with me to talk about an era of film history that is often overlooked, especially by someone like me because — this the era of cinema I grew up in.  It’s called the New...
A Christian Film History Primer with Terry Lindvall

A Christian Film History Primer with Terry Lindvall

The Christian film movement has a historian — and his name is Dr. Terry Lindvall. Dr. Lindvall has written two books on Christian film history. Sanctuary Cinema chronicles the history of Christain film in the silent era, and his follow-up book, Celluloid...