Looking Closer… in Portland, Oregon!

On Sunday, August 21, I’m coming back to my hometown of Portland, Oregon…

  • to talk about my experiences as a Christian and a film critic;
  • to describe the current dialogue in the media and in churches about the value and nature of art;
  • to examine the way Christians respond to movies;
  • to address the important differences between propaganda, entertainment, and art;
  • to talk about the unique way in which art reveals the glory of God;
  • and to answer any questions you might have.

I’d love to see you there!

Montavilla Baptist Church
9204 SE Hawthorne
Sunday, August 21, 2:00 – 3:30

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” called Through a Screen Darkly, and a four-volume series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread, which includes Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast. Jeffrey is a contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine, and he writes about art, faith, and culture for Image, Filmwell, and his own website, LookingCloser.org. His work has also appeared in Paste, Relevant, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today (where he was a film columnist and critic for almost a decade). He lives in Shoreline, Washington. Visit him on Facebook at facebook.com/jeffreyoverstreethq.

  • jasdye

    well, it is funny!

  • CM

    Uwe Boll strikes again with another video-game remake!!

    IMDB listing

  • Timothy Grant

    Should be 9204!

    it’s where I go to church too.

  • Why

    I’m there.

  • Eriol

    I’m going to be there, MBC is my home church, a few other LC readers will be there as well.

  • Peter T Chattaway

    Shouldn’t that be Sunday, August 21?

    I know, because I’m speaking at a church that night, too. :)


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