Tag Archives: grace

Review: Silence – Speaks Volumes

Many will categorize Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence as a faith film; it is better described as a film about faith. While “Faith Films” have been in vogue in the last four years or so, many of those films are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fences

  Fences is the long awaited screen adaptation of August Wilson’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play. After decades of rumors, and starts and stops, the African-American family drama set in the 1950’s and 60’s finally made its film debut this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tower

One of the joys of attending film festivals is seeing independent films that often do not get a wide distribution if they are distributed at all. Unfortunately, documentaries are among the most overlooked film genres when it comes to theatrical … Continue reading

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Cross + Roads Faith and Film Festival Overview

After King David coveted and took Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah, a loyal soldier fighting the King’s battles, David tried and failed to cover up his offense. When that planned failed he had Uriah killed in a last gasp attempt … Continue reading

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Cross + Roads: Renewal Tour- Tribeca Film Festival

Cross Roads Faith and Film Renewal: Day 1 After arriving in NYC and settling in my hotel, I ventured out to get my bearings. While here I was hoping to run into a friend I have known for over 25 … Continue reading

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“On The Pulpit Floor: Sermon Points That Time Denied”

  In their 1973 song, Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker) The Rolling Stones are singing about an “accidental” shooting in New York City. Given the history of that, and subsequent times,  it’s not hard to imagine that the lyrics refer to racial … Continue reading

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Faith Take Film Review: “Philomena”

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