Category Archives: Faith Shots

Scattershooting about faith, theology, and church

Faithspotting “MASS”

This episode includes a indepth interview with Ann Dowd and director Fran Kranz. Follow link to listen to the episode and for notes. MASS opened in limited release on October 8th and will open in wide release on October 22nd. … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Dead Poets Society”

Mike Hatch and I decided to review and spot faith elements in Dead Poets Society after two directors we recently interviewd, Edson Oda (Nine Days) and Stephen Chbosky (Dear Evan Hansen) listed it as one of the films that made … Continue reading

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Faithspotting Dear Evan Hansen

Follow link for Faithspotting website to listen to the episode and for faith notes. This episode includes an interview with director Stephen Chblosky regarding his purpose in making the film, and the message he hopes viewers, especially teens will hear … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

Kenny and Mike review and discuss the faith elements in the film The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Included is an interview with director Michael Showalter. Click link for the episode link and faith notes. https://www.faithspotting.com/faithspotting-the-eyes-of-tammy-faye/

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Faithspotting Ted Lasso, The Queens Gambit, Mare of Easttown +Emmys Discussion

Kenny and Mike discuss their favorite television programs that are up for Emmy Awards.  While there is some discussion of the awards the sheer number of categories and programs makes it much more challenging to cover than the Academy Awards. … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Val”

Faithspotting hosts Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the documentary film Val, and spot reflections of faith presented int the auto-biographical film of Val Kilmer. The film uses some of the over 1000 hours of video tape Val had shot … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Echo in the Canyon Pt. 1”

Check out the newest episode of Faithspotting as Guest Eric Folkerth, a United Methodist pastor and singer songwriter joins Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch to discuss the Netflix Documentary Echo in the Canyon. In Part 1 we discuss the film … Continue reading

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Faithspotting “Crip Camp”

Kenny and Mike discuss the film and spot faith elements presented in Crip Camp, the Netflix documentary that tells the story of a camp for children and youth with disabilities. The film also shares the impact many of the former … Continue reading

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Faithspotting the Academey Awards Recap and Documentary Oscar Winner My Octopus Teacher

Kenny and Mike discuss the Academy Awards, winners, runners-up, and the show. Afterward they discuss the film and spot the faith elements in the Oscar winning feature length documentary film, My Octopus Teacher. Click below to listen to the episode … Continue reading

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Faithspotting The Academy Awards Nominees for Best Picture

Mike and Kenny are joined by guest Dr. Ryan Parker in a discussion of The Academy Award nominees for Best Picture and the faith elements spotted in films. Ryan is a theologian with an Masters of Divinity degree as well … Continue reading

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