“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...
Cave Pictures Releases Two Films

Cave Pictures Releases Two Films

By Michael Leaser Cave Pictures, a film production company launched by More Partnerships president Mark Rodgers and Wedgwood member Dale Brown, released it’s first two films in April. Wildflower, co-produced with Faith Street Films, will be released on DVD...
Politics, Propaganda and Pop Culture

Politics, Propaganda and Pop Culture

Propaganda: the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person; ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one’s cause or to damage an opposing cause. (Merriam-Webster) Pop...