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Film

17/08 August 2017

All Saints planting good seeds for movie goers

by Keri Vermeulen   The seeds we sow in Christian life are not only metaphorical, they are sometimes quite literal. Such was the case with Reverend Michael Spurlock, a pastor who heard and followed direction from God to keep his quaint country church – slated for closure – alive by farming the land it sat […]

17/07 July 2017

New faith film All Saints

From the studio that brought you Miracles from Heaven, Sony Pictures Releasing Canada has announced the upcoming film All Saints, will be in Canadian theaters Aug. 25. All Saints is based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (John Corbett), the tiny Anglican church he was ordered to shut down, and a group […]

17/06 June 2017

Communitas Film Club releases second film

The Communitas Film Club is set to release its latest film, a western called The Drifter. Set in 1860 Oregon, the story follows the Drifter, played by Darrin Riga, who is known as the fastest gun in the west. He’s also a loner. While on his way north to Canada, he is ambushed by thugs […]

17/05 May 2017

Christianity is where I find meaning in life: Scorsese

by Mark Ellis, Senior Correspondent for ASSIST News Service   Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese spoke at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California, recently after a private screening of his new film Silence, the formidable saga of Jesuit missionaries in 17th Century Japan based on the novel by Shusaku Endo. At the screening, Scorsese reflected […]