Current issues

15.04.2021
Obituary by Philip Lee, General Secretary of WACC
On March 22nd, 2021, journalist and methodist minister James M. Wall passed away. He was a key figure for promoting the Protestant film and cinema commitment in North America. Philip Lee, General Secretary of WACC and editor of the journal "Media Development", appreciates the deceased.
10.03.2019
Love is Potatoes (Netherlands/Russia, 2017) is a documentary first and foremost about personal memory and family history. Aliona Van Der Horst is the director of the film and its principle guide.
10.03.2019
The film Maman Colonelle (DR Congo, 2017) begins with the eponymous Colonel Honorine Munyole as she prepares for another day of work. A tall husky lady bearing white-rimmed glasses, gentle facial features and a firm gaze...
04.03.2019
Kristine Greenaway, member of the Ecumenical Jury in Berlin 2019, reflects on the cultural background of the Canadian competition entry "Répertoire des villes disparues" by Denis Coté
10.02.2019
"Till drömmarnas land" (The Unpromised Land) by Swedish film director Victor Lindgren wins the "Angelos", the Church of Sweden Film Award, in 2019.
03.01.2019
List of films awarded by church juries 2018
28.12.2018
The 75th Venice International film Festival gave plenty of cause to celebrate. In 2018 it arguably outshone the other leading international film festivals...
29.11.2018
Sofia Sjö, president of the Ecumenical Jury at the 67th International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, reviews the films of the competition.
29.11.2018
On the occasion of the church reception at the 67th International Film Festival Mannheim Karsten Visarius gave a speech on the motif of the "soul" in film
26.11.2018
Gabriella Racsok, member of the Ecumenical Jury in Miskolc 2018, reflects on "The Guilty", winner of the Ecumenical Film Award.
21.11.2018
Cottbus is a film festival like no other because its focus and remit is on Eastern European cinema. chris Deacy, member of the Ecumenical Jury at the Cottbus Festival 2018, tells about his experiences and reflections.