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February 2016 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Heads UP. I just watched the film festival-winning short film with all the delight of finding a lost episode of The Twilight Zone. It’s the story of Simon (Brian […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Risen opens nationwide in theaters tomorrow (2/19). Synopsis (from the film’s website): Risen is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. From Sony’s AFFIRM FILMS division,  Risen tells the epic story of Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a non-believing Roman Military official assigned to find Jesus’ missing body following the Resurrection. Maria […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Healing Music. Jeannie Ortega, who I have come to know through some Mastermedia events, was just 19 when she found success as a recording artist via the hit 2006 […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Luther meets the Pope. Joseph Fiennes, who played Protestant Reformation initiator Martin Luther in a 2003 biopic,  met Pope Francis in Vatican City yesterday. Fiennes is in the city […]

Born to Win (Lionsgate Home Entertainment) arrives on DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand today (2/15). From the producer of the hit faith film Faith Like Potatoes, which sold over 2.2 million DVDs in 17 languages worldwide, the moving drama […]

Francis the First. In a cinematic first, Pope Francis will become the first pontiff to act in a scripted movie. In AMBI Pictures’ Beyond the Sun, Pope Francis portrays himself in an inspirational story based on Gospel parables. The concept […]