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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, …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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), …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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, …Read More