Category Archives: Film

Festival Time

I’ve just received word that my film Anonymous Father’s Day has been accepted into the 2012 Rome International Film Festival. It will be shown Friday, September 7, at 1:00pm in the historic DeSoto Theater in downtown Rome, Georgia.

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Anonymous International

The little documentary I wrote and produced with Jennifer Lahl — Anonymous Father’s Day — has sold in almost a dozen countries in just three months. Here’s a brief piece I wrote on some current international developments in anonymous sperm … Continue reading

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Anonymous Father’s Day Premier

Among the many reasons this blog has been silent recently is the fact that I have been writing and producing a documentary film, Anonymous Father’s Day, which explores the stories of women and men who are the children of sperm … Continue reading

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Exposing Euthanasia through the Arts

By Matthew Eppinette, CBC New Media Manager A terrific piece from the always insightful Barbara Nicolosi, currently executive director of the Galileo Forum at Azusa Pacific University. Money quote: Our response to the mercy-killing machine must be more than an … Continue reading

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Adding to my Netflix Queue

Christianity Today has an interview with the writer / director of the film

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Coming Attraction: Never Let Me Go

From the promotional materials: In his highly acclaimed novel Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro (The Remains of the Day) created a remarkable story of love, loss and hidden truths. In it he posed the fundamental question: What makes us … Continue reading

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For the DVD Queue of Your Choice

Kenny is an Australian mocumentary that I think works on a couple of levels — funny and touching, with a positive message. Description: Porta-loo deliveryman Kenny Smyth is probably one of the most underappreciated professionals on the planet. But without … Continue reading

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Terminator Salvation?

From MercatorNet: So the question provoked by Terminator Salvation is this: is being plain old Humanity 1.0 worthwhile — in spite of our messy emotions, cloudy intelligence, imperfect bodies and unavoidable death? Or should we aspire to move forward to … Continue reading

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An Important Task

In Christianity Today, Thomas Hibbs examines three recent films in order to tease out “one of the important tasks for a contemporary Christian approach to film.”

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Comming Attraction

I’ve often recommended the novel My Sister’s Keeper as an interesting exploration of what the British call savior siblings — using reproductive technologies and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in order to have a child that can be an organ or … Continue reading

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