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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 Sermons,...

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A Sacred Aesthetic

A Sacred Aesthetic

This is part 2 of my interview with Brett McCracken, senior editor of The Gospel Coalition, who oversees the content related to culture and the arts. Brett is a Wheaton grad, and has a degree from UCLA in Cinema and Media studies.  In this episode, Brett and I talk...

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Engaging at the Intersection of the Arts and Theology

Engaging at the Intersection of the Arts and Theology

Brett McCracken is a senior editor of The Gospel Coalition, overseeing content related to culture and the arts, and his favorite art form is film. Brett isn't just a self made cinephile, he studied film at UCLA. Brett has a wide breadth of cinema theory and history,...

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The Faithful Filmmaker with Brad Silverman Part 2

The Faithful Filmmaker with Brad Silverman Part 2

After Grace Unplugged was released, writer/director Brad Silverman chronicles his experience through a long dry period and recounts God's faithfulness during that time as he parted ways with one producing partner and was sought by a new one. This is the...

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The House of Faith-Based Cinema Rich Peluso

The House of Faith-Based Cinema Rich Peluso

Affirm Films has been one of the most significant players in the modern faith-based movement since the rise of the Kendrick Brother's films. At the helm of Sony's faith-based imprint is Executive Vice President Rich Peluso. Rich helped found Affirm Films and has been...

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Cinematic Revolution of the French New Wave

Cinematic Revolution of the French New Wave

We’re going to do something a little different in this episode. We’re going to get a practical crash course on The French New Wave. I know some of you are asking, "Why?" But the reason is simple. The French New Wave, in my opinion, offers a near-perfect role model for...

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The Drama of Doctrine with Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer

The Drama of Doctrine with Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer

Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer discusses how the dramatic nature of doctrine can be a helpful framework in the creation of Christian films. This metaphorical guide opens a door for filmmakers to use the artistic strengths of our cinematic medium to envision profound displays of...

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