Archives for October 23, 2008

Those Who Have Ears to Hear… Let Them Watch

[This is an "Extended Edition" of the article originally published at Christianity Today.-Those Who Have Ears to Hear... Let Them WatchThree documentaries bring cultures and conflict to life through music. I must have been about one year old when I first heard the merry, musical words "I'd like to teach the world to sing / in perfect harmony” coming from my family’s black-and-white television. It’s amazing to me that I remember it so well, and even more amazing that I can remembe … [Read more...]

Film Forum: Call + Response

Something's happening on the campus of Seattle Pacific University. Students are inspired about doing what they can to end slavery in the world around them.Yes, slavery. Slavery in India and Africa, sure, but also the slavery right under their noses here on American soil. A new abolitionist movement is rising up. On Sunday night, hundreds of students gathered to show their desire to make a difference. … [Read more...]

Browser, 10/23

I'm a big fan of Todd Field, who directed In the Bedroom and Little Children.And I can't believe what I just read: Paramount Vantage has bought its first project of the Guy Stodel era, signing on for the crime drama "Buried," with Todd Field attached to direct.Brad Ingelsby will write the screenplay, which centers on a couple who, in a bid for cash, bury a wealthy man alive only to be caught and then forced to cope with the fallout on their relationship. Alexandra Milchan is on board to … [Read more...]