Face-to-face peacebuilding

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Reserve 107 Rebel Sky Media

Reconciliation is not achieved with the signing of an agreement, the celebration of an event or the release of a documentary film. But all are “steps on the…

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Documentary captures CO experience

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Last Objectors Writer/Director: Andrew Wall Producer: Trevor Suffield Executive Producers: Kyle Bornais, Cam Bennett “The [Mennonite Heritage Centre] archives wanted to capture the spirit of conscientious objectors…

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Netflix for the church

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

“We’ve lost our Christian bookstores, and it was getting hard to view good Bible study resources,” says Fran Browne, SunWest Christian Fellowship, Calgary, executive assistant. Right Now Media, the “Netflix for the church,” filled the gap for SunWest.

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Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives      Third Way Media      Just because we have different beliefs doesn’t mean we need to start with hostility, says…

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B.C. churches put spotlight on Indian orphans

Friday, October 24, 2014

What happens when a young person leaves a sheltered Christian home to make their own way in the city? That question not only drove a film, but it reshaped a ministry. Mia follows a struggling graduate from a Child of Mine children’s home in India.

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The Steve Bell Journey: tribute to a modern-day troubadour

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Why isn’t Steve Bell famous yet? That question opens Burning Ember, Refuge 31’s documentary of the Canadian singer songwriter.

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A flood of presuppositions

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Noah
Darren Aronofsky, director
It is with curiosity and humility that we should view Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, willing to ask questions about our own understanding of God.

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Mothers make a difference

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Dressed in colourful finery, seven immigrant women pulled up in front of the Winnipeg Art Gallery in a limousine Mar. 8, 2014. That night, they were the stars of Letters to our Children, a book and documentary that premiered to an audience of some 225 media, government, NGO and church people.

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Jesus for today

Monday, March 3, 2014

Son of God
Through the ages, followers of Jesus have longed to look into the eyes of the one who came from heaven. After all, the pages of the Bible record what Jesus said, but not how he said it. What was his posture as he confronted the Pharisees? What were the inflections in his voice as he delivered the Sermon on the Mount?

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Small budget, big impact

Sunday, February 23, 2014

“Short films are the lifeblood of the industry,” says Winnipeg Real to Reel director Paul Boge. That’s how all filmmakers get their start, no matter how consequential their…

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Short docs transport the mind

Friday, February 21, 2014

A picture into an idea, a time and a place. That’s what “Short Documentaries 2” offers at the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival 2014.

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Telling her story

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The feature documentary film Girl Rising is at its base a public service announcement on the value of educating girls, a strategy reported to give the highest return on investment in addressing global poverty. But viewers of this beautifully presented film won’t be bored…

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A life of possibility

Friday, February 14, 2014

Life Locked in a Suitcase
Dare to Dream Films
Olesia does whatever she sets her mind to: dances the salsa, publishes books and climbs mountains – literally and figuratively. What makes this remarkable is that Olesia has cerebral palsy. Her 70-year-old mother must carry her up stairways in a country where many doors to people with disabilities remain closed.

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This little light of mine

Friday, February 7, 2014

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.” As August: Osage County was coming to an end, I envisioned the inscription Dante placed over the gate to hell as this movie’s true title.

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Currently on Screen

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Gift is a short film about end-of-life experience. Produced by the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada, The Gift is designed for use in church congregations…

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