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Up & Comers, Part 1
Fifty evangelical leaders 40 and under.
Celebrating Life
That was filmmaker Louis Schwartzberg's goal for America's Heart and Soul, a marvelous new Disney movie opening July 2.
Narnia Comes to Life
Douglas Gresham has dreamed of seeing Aslan on the big screen since he was a little boy. Now that his dream is about to become reality, C. S. Lewis's stepson talks about the new movie, and his role in it. (Part 2)
From Film Neophyte to Movie Mogul
Before recently, Mart Green had never been in a movie theater, but he's the driving force behind two new films about the 1956 missionary martyrs in Ecuador—and the tribe that killed them.
Grooming Hollywood's New Talent
Booted from a convent for thinking outside the box, Barbara Nicolosi moved to Hollywood and founded a successful program to mentor Christian screenwriters—some of whom have earned their big break.
The 'Savior' Returns
Bryan Singer, director of the highly anticipated Superman Returns, says it makes sense to compare his protagonist to Jesus because, after all, "Superman is a savior."
The McPassion of the Filmmaker
Rik Swartzwelder didn't like the way churches pitched The Passion from their pulpits a couple of years ago. So the young filmmaker made a biting satire about it—and you can watch it today.
Clueless No More
Amateur filmmakers Heather Whinna and Vickie Hunter were fairly clueless about Christian rock music, but that didn't keep them from making a stirring documentary about the scene.
Becoming Caspian
Ben Barnes is playing the part of a storybook hero he's loved since he was a kid—but now he's got to figure out how to deal with being a teen idol himself.
Jazz Gets the Blues
Blue Like Jazz is still headed to the big screen, but a lack of funding has postponed the project indefinitely.
Amazing Abolitionist
Amazing Grace shows Wilberforce in Action
O Little Town
We went to Italy to visit the set of The Nativity Story, a New Line Cinema film coming to theaters this Christmas. Here's a behind-the-scenes peek at the making of the movie.
How Josh Wilson Became a 'Loopy' Guitarist
He plays up to 24 instruments in the studio and on stage, and now on a Christmas album.
A Primer on Filmmaking
Is it possible to make a good movie for a measly $7,000? Yes. Shane Carruth proves it with his film debut, Primer, which is stirring up buzz-the good kind-at film festivals everywhere.
Redeeming Black Films
Hollywood's black movies often depict negative stereotypes—gangs, violence—or revel in buffoonery, a la White Chicks and Soul Plane. But Michael and Christine Swanson are trying to change that, one film at a time.
'The Human Part of the Story'
Catherine Hardwicke has always loved the Christmas story, but never really considered the human side of those famous icons surrounding the manger—till she was asked to direct The Nativity Story.
The Role of a Lifetime
Golden Globe winner Olivia Hussey always wanted to play Mother Teresa, and finally got her chance in 2003. Now, as the film hits DVD, Hussey discusses one of her favorite roles.
Mormon Rebel (part 2)
Filmmaker Richard Dutcher on the state of Mormon cinema, his desire to be true to his vision, and that "Christian movie" incident at a San Diego theater. Continued from previous page ...
A Black & White Movie
What happens when a rich, white megachurch meets a poor, African-American, inner-city congregation? The Second Chance, opening in theaters this week, takes a look.
Queen for a Day
In her first leading role, 25-year-old Tiffany Dupont plays the biblical character of Esther in One Night With the King, which she describes as a beautiful love story—and an inspiring film for all types.

Top Story September 21, 2020

The Black Church Is Atlanta’s Original Community Organizer
The Black Church Is Atlanta’s Original Community Organizer
Long before Raphael Warnock’s Senate run, the biblical call for freedom for the oppressed stirred Atlanta Christians to social action.

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