Through a Lens Darkly: The Sequel Jesus in Film

Speaker(s): Bruce Marchfelder, David Cunningham, David McFadzean, Jack Hafer, Robert Derrenbacker, Scott Derrickson, Peter Chattaway
Date: Oct. 4 / 5, 2003
Length: 15h17min
Product ID: RGDL3332S

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This collection of lectures from the 2003 Film Faith Conference at Regent College features film-makers and theologians interacting through topical presentations and panel discussions. The speakers share from their experiences and study how film shapes the way we explore the transcendent. Lectures include:

  • Jesus in Film - Bob Derrenbacker
  • Subversive Love - Jack Hafer
  • I Found it at the Movies - Peter Chattaway
  • Art as a Craft - Scott Derrickson
  • Getting Reel - David McFadzean
  • Panel Discussion

See All Audio by Bruce Marchfelder David Cunningham David McFadzean Jack Hafer Robert Derrenbacker Scott Derrickson Peter Chattaway

Bruce Marchfelder is an award-winning filmmaker and Creative Director of UBC Studios. Previously he served as the Senior Directing Instructor at Vancouver Film School, and he is the writer and director of the feature film Mr. Fortune's Smile.

David L. Cunningham is an international filmmaker. He is the director of Beyond Paradise, To End All Wars, The Path to 9/11, and Hakani: A Survivor's Story. He is also the founder of The Film Institute, a non-profit organizaion that helps aspiring young filmmakers through internships, scholarships, and seminars.

David McFadzean is a Hollywood writer and producer. He began working as a staff writer for the television series Roseanne before going on to co-create the series Soul Man and the highly successful Home Improvement. He has since produced several films, including the film Bernie.

Jack Hafer is a Hollywood film producer and member of the Producers Guild of America. He is the President of Boulevard Pictures and produced the film To End All Wars.

Robert Derrenbacker is the President, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Thorneloe University in Sudbury, Ontario, and was previously Assistant Professor of New Testament at Regent College. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Q Project, the Board of Trustees for the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, and he belongs to the Catholic Biblical Association and Society of Biblical Literature, where he is Chair of the Synoptic Gospels Section. He is also a Priest in the Anglican Church of Canada.

Scott Derrickson is a Hollywood film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is the director of The Day the Earth Stood Still, as well as the co-writer and director of The Exorcism of Emily Rose, and Sinister.

Peter T. Chattaway is the writer for the FilmChat blog hosted on Patheos. Previously, he was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his film column, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson's Film and Its Critics and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis's The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on.

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