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Christian Film

The Cast Of Mark Burnett And Roma Downey's Latest Bible Series 'A.D.' Revealed

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion

Hollywood producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are giving fans a sneak peek at the cast of their highly-anticipated television series, “A.D.” ...

Eliot Nelson

Lights! Camera! Jesus! How Christians Are Building Their Own Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Christian filmmakers are now a force to be reckoned with, and they hope to reach beyond their religious fans to a larger, less devout audience. (Illus...

What Is a 'Christian Movie' Anyway?

Joe Boyd | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment
Joe Boyd

When you ask me my favorite Christian movies, I might say The Apostle, Leap of Faith, Sister Act, Lars and The Real Girl, The Matrix, Wall-E, Elmer Gantry or Les Miserables. Are these Christian films? Does the film need to clearly address God or Jesus?

Still Art Conveys A Stilling Remembrance Of Holy Week

Win Bassett | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Win Bassett

Contemporary, multi-sensory feats of technology have caused observers to overlook another medium of remembrance. From Michelangelo's Pietà to the Crucifixion by Salvador Dalí, analog sculptures illustrating Jesus' final moments also provide a way for people to experience this story of life and death that has influenced the development of both the ancient and modern worlds.

Lights, Camera.. Church! Lifting Up The Prophetic Voice Of Film

Wayne Meisel | Posted 04.24.2013 | Religion
Wayne Meisel

When a church provides the space for showing films discussing the issues, it becomes more relevant by becoming a catalyst for coalition-building.

In Search Of The Good Shepherd: Quentin Tarantino And The Annihilation Of History

Christopher H. Evans | Posted 03.04.2013 | Religion
Christopher H. Evans

For all of the ways that Tarantino continues to make engaging films that mix and match an eclectic range of cinematic genres, the sophisticated moral-ethical reflection that one finds in "Pulp Fiction" is now missing, a pattern that characterizes his latest film, "Django Unchained."

Movie Questions Hell As Place Of Eternal Torment

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — How can a loving God send people, even bad people, to a place of eternal torment? A new documentary struggles with questions ...

Yes, James the Brother of Jesus!

Robert Orlando | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Paul, in his Galatians autobiography, identifies James as a man who replaced Peter as the head of the early Church. Additional apocryphal and secular sources assume James as heir to the church and rightfully so as his brother.

WATCH: 'Hellbound?' Questions Fiery Faith

Derek Flood | Posted 09.11.2012 | Religion
Derek Flood

Unlike so many other Christian films, Hellbound? is neither sentimental nor sensationalist. The word that comes to mind instead is depth.

A Polite Bribe: Paul's Final Journey To Jerusalem

Robert Orlando | Posted 07.07.2012 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Had the Roman army not pulled his bloodied frame from the mob, Paul would have died. Even his ironic journey to Rome as a prisoner -- rather than apostle -- would not have occurred.

Film Traces Real-Life Story Of Abortion 'Survivor'

Posted 04.02.2012 | Religion

By Annalisa Musarra Religion News Service (RNS) A new movie confronts a controversial topic by highlighting two words that don't typically go toge...

WATCH: I Was Donald Miller: On Being 'Blue Like Jazz'

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.22.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

I had opportunity to sit down with 40-year-old Miller, whose Blue Like Jazz memoir has sold more than 1.5 million copies since its publication in 2003, to talk about the book, his faith journey and the new film of the same name.

Feeling 'Blue Like Jazz'

Enuma Okoro | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
Enuma Okoro

God speaks through and BEYOND the Bible, and this is one reason why the arts in their many forms are so important to our spiritual formation.

Acting School Aims To Make Hollywood More Like Holywood

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

"Artistic talent is a gift from God," John Paul once said. "And whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste his talent, but must develop it."

The Renunciation Of 'The Waiting Game'

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

I was amazed, not to say a little disgusted, to find that Haggard is going to have a role in an upcoming pro-abstinence movie.

'Jumping The Broom': An Honest Film On Faith, Sex And Forgiveness

Posted 07.05.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Dallas megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes has produced his third movie, Jumping the Broom, a romantic...

The Best Movie On Faith I Have Ever Seen

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Of Gods and Men is the greatest film I've ever seen on faith. It surpasses even some of my longtime favorite movies on the spiritual life.