February 20, 2015
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Birth of the Living Dead among “10 Documentaries the Oscars Snubbed”

PastedGraphic-1-1-110 Stellar Culture Documentaries the Oscars Snubbed

by Melissa Stern

…. As a dedicated doc-watcher, as well as a documentary screener/curator for an international film festival for the past five years, I’ve found a few documentaries related to art and culture that have really stuck with me over the years.

Here is my roundup, not only of films from the last year but of the past decade. These are films you may have missed in theaters, never saw because they got a one-week showing in NYC and LA and nowhere else, or that were simply too far below the radar ….

….  Birth of the Living Deaddocuments the genesis and making of this seminal film, weaving it seamlessly into its late-sixties origins. There’s the added bonus of an extensive interview with a most delightful George Romero (the director of the 1968 film) as well as hilarious details of how this film was made on a shoestring in suburban Pittsburgh, with many from the local community volunteering to portray the first flesh-eating zombies of the modern era ….

Read the whole article at Hyperallergic

October 1, 2014
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AMERICAN JESUS now streaming on NETFLIX

Watch Aram Garriga’s compelling documentary about Christianity in America,
now on Netflix as well as iTunes, amazon and available on DVD!

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“American Jesus is an important documentary that will redefine
how the world looks at America and how we Americans look at ourselves…
with a level of intuitive intelligence I’ve never seen before in a film on religion.”
–The Huffington Post

“AN AMAZING FILM….
one of the best and most interesting documentaries on religion.”
–Todd Brown, Twitch

“Fascinating and informative…
one of the best, if not, the best documentary on Christianity in the United States today,
lift your arms in prayer and say “Hallelujah” for AMERICAN JESUS.”
–Debbie Lynn Elias, Movie Shark Deblore

 “Garriga is the new Alexis de Tocqueville..
“American Jesus” is to religion what de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America” (1835)
was to our national life then: a revealing outsider’s exploration of truths we Americans are too close to.”
The Huffington Post

“…REQUIRED VIEWING FOR EVERYONE.”
–Red Letter Christians