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September 2016 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. America Divided debuts on Epix Friday (9/30). With the 2016 presidential election looming,  docu-series from legendary TV producers legend Norman Lear (All in the Family), Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy, […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Fathom Events and EchoLight Studios present Vanished – Left Behind: Next Generation via a one-night cinema event in select U.S. theaters tomorrow (9/28) at 7:00 PM local time. Inspired […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Queen of Katwe looking good. Opening in only 52 theaters, Disney’s inspirational chess drama scored an $305,000 for a per-screen average of $5,865.  The film opens wide next Friday […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Shout out for The Hollars. The family dramedy (currently in limited release before a larger rollout next week) stars The Office‘s John Krasinski (who also directs), Margo Martindale (Justified), Sharlto Copley (Powers), […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Unlimited debuts on Pure Flix VOD. Congratulations to my good friend Harold Finch.  The scientist/entrepreneur/author/inspirational speaker/film producer (yes, all those descriptors apply) has finally gotten much-deserved distribution for his […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Beyond religion to faithful action. Philanthropist Mark Gerson and his wife Rabbi Erica Gerson have announced the establishment of an annual $500,000 L’Chaim (“To Life”) Prize to be presented […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. QUEEN OF KATWE opens in theaters September 23rd. The promising Disney film starring Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) and David Oyelowo (Selma) tells the inspiring true story of missionary […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. HILLSONG – LET HOPE RISE releases in theaters September 16. Described as “the first ever theatrical worship experience to hit theaters,” the film (as heard in the clip) is, […]