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Issue 20


Editorial statement by Ronald Austin on the secular and religious in film, as well as an essay on violence in film; a short story on orthodoxy and film by Ira Gold; a screenplay adapted from novel “Fluties” by Diane Glancy; snippets of humanity in two poems by Jeanne Murray Walker; and a symposium on films which impact our spirituality in the opinion of Kathleen Norris, Sven Birkets, Edward Asner, and more.

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Editorial Statement

Ronald Austin, Screening Mystery


Ira Gold, Sacred Cracker


Albert Goldbarth, A Living Wholeness

Jeanne Murray Walker, Two Poems

Philip Levine, Three Poems

Mark Jarman, Loop



A Conversation with Horton Foote

Phil Fehrle and Charles B. Slocum, Movies and Mammon: A Dialogue About the Economics of Filmmaking 


Diane Glancy, Silence is a Story: Scenes from “Flutie”


Kathleen Norris, Sven Birkerts, Ed Asner, Arthur Hiller, et al.


Gil Bailie, Cinema and Crisis: The Elusive Quest for Catharsis

Ronald Austin, Sacrificing Images: Violence and the Movies

Michael Morris, O. P., Looking for Reel Religion

John R. May, Close Encounters: Hollywood and Religion After a Century

J.A. Hanson, Spiritual Subversion: The Films of Nicholas St. John


Richard Alleva, “I Would Toss Myself Aside”: Confessions of a Catholic Film Critic

Paul Woolf, Turning Toward Home 

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