(RNS) “The Birth of a Nation,” a biopic about the 19th-century black preacher, slave and revolutionary Nat Turner, was picked up by Fox Searchlight Pictures for a record $17.5 million on Tuesday (Jan. 26).
Articles tagged “Sundance”
PARK CITY, Utah (RNS) The annual Sundance Film Festival is like a tribe huddled around a campfire listening to the stories. These stories function like burning bushes, as prophetic calls to action.
PARK CITY, Utah (RNS) It’s said that Hollywood films comfort the afflicted while Sundance films afflict the comfortable. Film offers a vicarious entry to the world the way it is, and the films I saw at Sundance 2013 left me longing for the world as it ought to be.