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Secret Sunshine (Milyang)

Secret Sunshine (Milyang) (Director: Lee Chang-dong): Jeon Do-yeon gives a breathtaking performance as Shin-ae, a recently widowed young mother who takes her son to live in her late husband’s hometown, hoping for a fresh start. Instead, a new tragedy plunges … Continue reading

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Geoff Pevere Lecture Tonight

Toronto Star film critic Geoff Pevere is giving a free lecture tonight at Regis College (affiliated with the University of Toronto) entitled “The Transcendental Screen: Spirituality in the Movies”. It’s part of Regis College’s Lenten Lecture series and takes place … Continue reading

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Jesus Camp Interview

Excellent interview with Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, the filmmakers of Jesus Camp, conducted by Canadian evangelical film critic Peter Chattaway.

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Jesus Camp

This isn’t showing at TIFF this year, but it looks really fascinating. Chilling, actually. Perhaps it will be one of the Doc Soup documentaries in the fall? I hope so. Check out the trailer.

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Who Was Lonnie Frisbee?

I’m not really old enough to remember it, but the “Jesus People” movement was a full-blown phenomenon in the late 1960s and into the early 1970s. Centred mostly in northern California, hippies began getting into Jesus and these “Jesus Freaks” … Continue reading

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