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Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Harriet Tubman and film producer Debra Martin Chase are having a moment. The long-awaited film Harriet opened strong in 2,059 theaters nationwide last weekend, pulling in an impressive $12 …Read More

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Just in time for All Saints Day, Harriet (from Focus Features) opens nationwide tomorrow (Nov. 1). Though she wasn’t Catholic and is, therefore, unlikely to ever be officially canonized, …Read More

From my inbox: HISTORY’s eight-part event “Jesus: His Life” explores the story of Jesus Christ through a unique lens: the people in his life who were closest to him. Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different …Read More

From the crossroads of faith and media: Operation Finale Directed by Chris Weitz (The Golden Compass, The Twilight Saga: New Moon) Operation Finale tells the true story of the Israeli espionage team that, fifteen years after the end of WWII, …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Synopsis: Matthew McConaughey stars in the true story of Newt Knight, a Confederate battlefield nurse who abandons what he realizes is an immoral cause and launches an internal southern …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The good stuff. Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart, which recently scored a series-record 3-million total viewers in Live+3 day ratings for its Season 3 finale was honored with …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Passion, a two-hour epic musical event, will air LIVE from New Orleans this Palm Sunday (3/20) at 8:00 PM ET on FOX.This version of The Passion is written by …Read More

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 …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. National Geographic Channel’s two-night movie event Saints & Strangers concludes tonight (11/23 @ 9:00 PM ET). Saints & Strangers is produced by Sony Pictures Television with Little Engine Productions. …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Roman Couture. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have partnered with PASSAGES presented by the Museum of the Bible in Santa Clarita, California to bring the Mark …Read More