Sanctuary cinema : origins of the Christian film industry (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Sanctuary cinema : origins of the Christian film industry

Author: Terry Lindvall
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sanctuary Cinema provides the first history of the origins of the Christian film industry. Focusing on the early days of film during the silent era, it traces the ways in which the Church came to adopt film making as a way of conveying the Christian message to adherents. Surprisingly, rather than separating themselves from Hollywood or the American entertainment culture, early Christian film makers embraced  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Lindvall
ISBN: 9780814752104 0814752101
OCLC Number: 72699516
Description: x, 303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The brazen serpent --
Sanctuary cinema --
Divine shows --
Better films --
Film as religion.
Responsibility: Terry Lindvall.
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Lindvall provides his readers with the largely untold story of the beginning decades of the Christian film industry. Now, almost a hundred years later, message movies with a religious core are Read more...

 
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