Which Movie Captures Your Part of the World? Tell Me, and You Might Win a Great Book.

Cinematic States

"This is really wonderful stuff. Thoughtful, unique, insightful, and funny. It's unlike anything I've ever read."That's what Scott Teems, director of Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey and That Evening Sun, and writer for the hit TV series Rectify, says about Cinematic States, the new book by my friend, the Northern Irish film enthusiast and author Gareth Higgins.Marc Cousins, the brilliant film scholar who created the best documentary series on cinematic history that I've ever se … [Read more...]

An English Professor Reports on Using “Through a Screen Darkly” in the Classroom

Many thanks to Christine Chaney, Ph.D., in the Department of English at Seattle Pacific University, for sharing these kind words... Jeffrey Overstreet's Through A Screen Darkly was a remarkably compelling book for my university students in a recent core course on the arts and faith – for some students even a transformative experience. His powerful and honest testimony about his own life, education, and faith — and the role that film played in coming to terms with all three — helped students in t … [Read more...]


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