JESUS NEWSLETTER #18
September 06, 2000
Greetings from David Bruce, web master
of Angels Film Festival
from David Bruce, web master ___________________________________
I would like you know about the best film festival in the world!
It combines faith with film -a fantastic event If you live near
the Hollywood area or can take some vacation time, this is the
place to be.
of faith from Hollywood, America and even from overseas attend.
The panel discussions following each film always include some
well known guests. They discuss the spiritual connections, symbolism,
and message of each film. I will be there, of course, and would
love to meet you.
JESUS is a proud sponsor of the
Seventh Annual CITY OF ANGELS FILM FESTIVAL
days of Film & Faith
Director's Guild of America Theater Complex
Los Angeles, California
of the top ten coolest things to do in LA..." -Los Angeles Magazine
rare opportunity!" -LA Weekly
might be for family. It might be for love. Whatever the reasons,
people hit the road searching for something. ROAD TRIP: Moving
with the Spirit follows eight distinct cinematic 'journeys'. From
classic westerns like THE SEARCHERS, to kinetic techno trips like
RUN LOLA RUN, join the 7th Annual City of the Angels Film Festival
for a memorable movie going weekend, November 10-12, 2000 at the
Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles.
Nov. 10 2000
The Searchers 1956
Directed by John Ford
Screenplay by Frank S. Nugent,
based on the novel by Alan Le May
The genre defining "quest" movie in which an ex-Confederate soldier
spends years searching for a niece who was stolen by Indians.
Finding her, he is forced to come to grips with his own hatred
and intolerance. (120 minutes)
Run Lola Run (79 minutes; German with English subtitles)
Written & directed by Tom Tykwer
Lola has twenty minutes to save her boyfriend's life. The film
unfolds as three delirious plans of action that pass before her
mind as she runs through the streets. A tense and visually fascinating
PM - Panel
Grapes of Wrath, The (1940) (128 minutes)
Directed by John Ford Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson;
based on a novel by John Steinbeck
A family of dispossessed farmers migrate westward from the 1930's
Oklahoma dustbowl. Tested by tragedy and betrayal, they learn
compassion and tenderness.
Wages of Fear (Le Salaire de la Peur)1953 (141 minutes;
French with English sub-titles)
Written by Henri-Georges Clouzot and Jérôme Géronimi
Based on the Novel by Georges Arnaud
Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot
A stark and beautiful thriller about a group of men risking their
lives to transport an urgent shipment of nitroglycerine across
the Venezuelan countryside.
PM Wages Panel
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) (109 minutes)
Written and directed by Jamie Uys
Misery is brought to a small tribe of African bushmen in the form
of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the
edge of the earth, one bushman encounters western "civilization",
in a haphazard doctor and a tyrannical despot.
Badlands (1973) (95 minutes)
Written and directed by Terrence Malick
In 1959, two innocent teenagers bumble into a killing rampage
across the Badlands of North Dakota. A haunting and brilliant
exploration of the sources of good and evil choices in human life.
Paris, Texas 1984 (150 minutes)
Directed by Wim Wenders
Screenplay by L. M. Kit Carson and Sam Shepard
A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. As his
memory returns, he makes contact with various people from his
past and uncovers the truth about the man he was.
Central Station (1998)
(115 minutes, Portuguese with English subtitles)
story by Walter Salles,
screenplay by Marcos Bernstein, João Emanuel Carneiro
directed by Walter Salles
A the end of the twentieth century a woman with no hope and a
child in desperate need of it set out on a journey through the
squalor and beauty of Brazil.
documentaries and short subjects
the Lloyd C. Douglas Film and Religion workshops
Daughter's of St.Paul Media & Film Bookstore.
find out more
go to the City of Angels Film Festival web site http://www.cityofangelsfilmfest.org/
ARE LIMITED -ACT QUICKLY!
The Hollywood Jesus Newsletter subscribers are among first to
know. Tickets go on sell Sept 19. Make arrangements now and get
your tickets as soon as they are available. Only 25 people will
be able to get the $50 ticket pack to all events and short films.
There are only be approx 120 single tickets for each of the event
at $10 each. A $10 ticket also gives you admission to all the
short films and discussions. Students are $8 per event This is
the best film deal anywhere. But it is very limited.
is the ticket order number, 310-338-7588 but do not call until
Sept 19 (ticket prices may change)
general info call 1-626-304-3775 any time
Please email me if you are planing to go so I can be looking for
you would like, include a brief description of yourself, so I
can be looking for you. I'll be wearing a black shirt with 'Hollywood
Jesus' written on it.