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Focus: The Art and Soul of Cinema e-book

Author:

Tony Watkins

Language:

English

Category:

Bibles

Subcategory:

Christian Living

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1803 kb

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Rating:

4.8

Publisher:

Authentic / Demaris (July 1, 2007)

Pages:

248

ISBN:

1904753159

Focus: The Art and Soul of Cinema e-book

by Tony Watkins


Tony Watkins knows about films and film making, but more importantly he has developed an. .In this book, he gives us a map of biblical reality that will enable Christians to penetrate deeply into The Art and Soul of Cinema.

Tony Watkins knows about films and film making, but more importantly he has developed an all-encompassing Christian worldview through which he can faithfully analyse the medium. For our own holiness, for those we seek to evangelise, and for Christ's Lordship over all of culture (including film) this book is a welcome help and guide. - Daniel Strange, Lecturer in Culture, Religion and Public Theology, Oak Hill Theological College, London.

1. Cinema Paradiso – Cinema and culture. 2. What Lies Beneath – Understanding the message. 8. The soul of cinema – Responding to films. Appendix 1: Questions to consider when watching a film. 3. Modern Times – a history of worldviews and film. Second Reel: How films communicate. 4. Making Movies – Film-makers and their art. 5. Telling tales – The narrative structure of films. 6. Bending the rules – Genres and worldviews. Third Reel: Responding to what films are really saying. 7. What’s it all about, Alfie? – Film and our deepest longings. Appendix 2: The problem of content – Sex and violence.

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Tony Watkins is a speaker & writer on media and the Bible, esp. the Old Testament prophets. Tony has written, or co-written, several books including Focus: The Art and Soul of Cinema (2007) and Dark Matter: A Thinking Fan’s Guide to Philip Pullman (2004)

Tony Watkins is a speaker & writer on media and the Bible, esp. He is exploring the interface between the prophets and media. Tony has written, or co-written, several books including Focus: The Art and Soul of Cinema (2007) and Dark Matter: A Thinking Fan’s Guide to Philip Pullman (2004). Tony is married to Jane and they have three sons. They are very involved in Above Bar Church, Southampton, where Tony is on the leadership team and preaches regularly, and Jane is the Head of Children’s Work. More: contact Tony Watkins. booking Tony Watkins as a speaker or trainer. publicity resources (including photographs).

You’ve seen the films – now read the book  . But how much of what we watch do we really understand? Focus: The Art and Soul of Cinema explains how films communicate the worldview of the film-maker, helping us to engage more fully with the films we watch - and so to enjoy them more.

Whether it is going out for an evening to the cinema or curling up at home with a DVD, movies are one of our favourite forms of entertainment. It is important for our Christian growth that we learn to watch films thoughtfully rather than just seeing them as entertainment. Whether it is going out for an evening to the cinema or curling up at home with a DVD, movies are one of our favourite forms of entertainment.

Whether it is going out for an evening to the cinema or curling up at home with a DVD, movies are one of our favourite forms of entertainment

Whether it is going out for an evening to the cinema or curling up at home with a DVD, movies are one of our favourite forms of entertainment.

Tony Watkins is a speaker, trainer and workshop leader for the Damaris Trust, an organization that helps people relate .

Tony Watkins is a speaker, trainer and workshop leader for the Damaris Trust, an organization that helps people relate contemporary culture and Christian faith. He is based in Southampton, England. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.

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r of Focus: The Art and Soul of Cinema (2007) and Dark Matter: A Thinking Fan’s Guide to Philip Pullman (2004), co-author of Back in Time: A Thinking Fan’s Guide to Doctor Who (2005) and a contributor to a number of other books including Matrix Revelations: A Thinking Fan’s Guide to the Matrix. Tony is married to Jane, and they have three children: Charlie, Oliver and Philip.

People love films. Whether it is going out for an evening to the cinema or curling up at home with a DVD, movies are one of our favourite forms of entertainment. It is important for our Christian growth that we learn to watch films thoughtfully rather than just seeing them as entertainment. It's important that we understand the messages which films communicate and how they relate to the good news of Jesus Christ. There are also important sections on 'questions to consider when watching a film' and 'the problem of content - sex and violence'.

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