American Gods and Stubborn Myths

by Mark Rodgers “I’m the idiot box. I’m the TV. I’m the all-seeing eye and the world of the cathode ray. I’m the boob tube. I’m the little shrine the family gathers to adore.’ ‘You’re the television? Or someone in...
“The Vessel” and “Silence” on DVD

“The Vessel” and “Silence” on DVD

By Sharlene Oong For a few years, we’ve been journeying alongside The Vessel and Silence, two inspiring films that deal with faith in times of brokenness and despair. Now, we are excited to announce that both films will have March DVD and Blu-ray release dates....
“Silence” Opens in Theatres!

“Silence” Opens in Theatres!

It was six years ago that I learned about Shusako Endo’s masterpiece Silence, a story about the persecution of Christian converts in Japan in the early 17th c., the journey of two priests who travel to bring an apostate colleague back to faith, and the question of...
Film Review: Arrival

Film Review: Arrival

By Michael Leaser Few filmmakers engage theological and metaphysical topics with as much dexterity and thoughtfulness as Denis Villeneuve. His 2013 psychological thriller Prisoners grappled with a father who recites the Lord’s Prayer at the film’s opening but then...
Can Film Inform Our Politics?

Can Film Inform Our Politics?

By Mark Rodgers The Clapham Group is founded, in part, on the understanding that culture is upstream of politics.  As a Christian, I have a set of convictions that inform my politics (see Andy Crouch’s excellent piece in Christianity Today on the Presidential...
“The Vessel” in Theaters Nationwide!

“The Vessel” in Theaters Nationwide!

By Phebe Meyer, Junior, College of William and Mary; Introduction by Mark Rodgers I’ve had the privilege to work with a number of films and filmmakers over the past several years, and in a few cases as a producer (of sorts), but few have given me as much...