Dinner with Strangers: An Interview with Nathan Clarke

Nathan Clarke is one of the most impressive documentarians working on religious subjects today. I first discovered his work a couple years ago when I was researching African expressions of the prosperity gospel, a strain of Christianity that teaches believers to expect material riches and physical health as fruits of faith. In collaboration with Christianity [Read More…]

The Best Film I Saw at South by Southwest

I attended SXSW last week mostly for things on the Interactive side of the festival–digital media panels and keynotes and whatnot. But in the evenings, I played hooky from my primary professional purposes and took in as many movies as I could. And the best one I saw¬†was¬†Beauty Is Embarrassing. By “best,” part of what [Read More…]