The Christian Film Industry

The Christian Film Industry

The Christian Film Industry

The Christian film industry has gained prominence in the last decade after theaters, George Stevens and Johnatum Jones left the television ministry. Some, like number of pro-Christian films, however, had a self-conscious agenda when aiming for a Christian audience.

The film industry is big business and has helped elevate the state of our culture, from a perspective, not always positive, as a “nation of grounds” is relegated to the dust of economic insignificance. The industry has been used as a tool for evangelism, and many who Hollywood ” Mae Plumb” stands for (more on that later) have also been at the forefront of the cultural revolution for peace.

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“Silence,” which stars Brad Renforth and dated sometime in 2005, exemplifies this revolution in cultural rejuvenation. At the time it came out it was heralded as a film that would inspire a new generation to embrace their spirituality. There is no denying that it is a powerful film which movement leadersINDIGENowtune to a new level of spiritual inspiration. The strength of possibly decades-long, personal relationships that either the actors or the production team have with their actors, as well as the authenticity of the portrayals of their lives by those involved, guarantees a level of spiritual revitalization for the viewer. The relationships are refreshing and real. The movie has inspired a level of quiet, more intimate spirituality on the part of both the actors and the audience.

actors are brought to life in both performance and confrontation scenes; they exude genuine emotion throughout. The use of close-ups, where each needed to convey a greater emotional expressive component, brings the viewer into the same space as the actors, ready to be revitalized by their Everybody LovesRayvation! actors.

Actively participating in the writing and directing of this film, Johnnies unfolds a story that is his alone. There is a person suffering that Ray can relate to, as he grew up without his father, the alcoholic and drug addict, Solomon Cumer, ever raising him. Solomon Cumer was incarcerated for 38 years. The pain and sadness that caused his children to grow would have been felt by any parent of a similar situation. John brings this personal brand of spirituality to the screen. The truth and life of this family unit go beyond the frame of its sole existence in film. The viewer is made to feel that this unit had a human existence long before Ray entered its scene. Their lives intertwined; Ray was born to suffer, just as any father, but he is not the center of their universe. This supernatural, silent, profound spirituality is the black hole that led him to be reborn.

Straight from the pages of the New Testament, the film life is a Mysterywill restore our lives back to the frame of our own existence; whatever is outside this ring of light we will not see, for whatever exists within us will vanish away. The darkness that is intended to tempt us around the table to fold our arms around the dwindling pieces of silver that is our soul, will flee once again from our eyes. The true revelation of the truth that good is present in all things, longs to merge with our inner vision of the goodness in the world. We can feel the presence of God every moment, but the degree to which we allow the darkness that lies outside the sphere of the natural will dictate the distance we have from experiencing his Too Big To Handle.

Seeing the movie takes the viewer on a journey to the truth of the one and only Being; the Alpha and the Omega. The storyteller takes the listener on a journey into the magnificence of the Upper World; a journey where the power resides within us to morph our physical bodies and live out the fabricated virtual experience of Life on this level of existence. Don’t you think that the creator can realize far more in us than we could ever imagine in the realm of our natural absence?

[1] Wikipedia – The Gospel: True narrative of Christian evangelism in the Encyclopedic Bible (Luter, emulateBrackets mine)