Other Submissions Worth Recognizing
he human spirit is a mighty thing indeed.
We are drawn to objective beauty and excellence in creative artistic expression.
We revel in creativity because in it we glimpse the One who created us.
Deep Soul Cinema
Stories that are truth to themselves and their characters.
Real art for real people.
Entertainment that educates, inspires, and challenges.
An indelible mark of transformation within my psyche.
Deep and simple connections in the middle of the mess.
Fresh Storylines and Scripts that aren’t soaked in stereotypes
Unexpected developments with a side of witty and hold the hyperbole.
Hold the hyperbole
Grace in the surrender
Deconstructing the falsehoods inside us and around us.
A story borrowed from the One Great Story.
It feels familiar and shared because it is.
It makes you stop and consider your mortality, your morality, your minuteness in the world.
It doesn’t just force reflection, it is reflection.
Feeds my mind, heart, and soul.
Works of wonder and hope, that wrestle with and shape culture rather than merely reflect it.
Stirs within us a recognition and appreciation of the image of the Creator God in man.
What is true and for what matters.
Messy Spirituality. Sacramentally inquisitive.
Uncomfortably sacred. True.
Provokes a longing-an inspiration to create and be a part of creation.
Awakes My Soul
Wrenches the heart and engages the mind with truth that knows its limits.
We live in Heaven. We live in Hell.
Stories and songs that remind us who we are shed light on our shared humanity.
Liminal. On the threshold. It’s holy Saturday.
True to themselves and their characters.
Yearning, hope and human striving.
Creates or realizes community.
Storytelling for the middle spirit.
Unapologetically bleeding their passions and questions about life & faith.
Learning better to understand.
Echoes of Eden.
Exposes the universal human condition.
Accessible to people across a continuum of beliefs
Honors honest question
Respect the audience.
Full of Hope
Common Thread, binding human-kind together.
Human. Guttural. Goes there.
Question asking, not answer giving.
Gets stuck in your head, in your heart.
Scattered shards truth.
Good stories tell the truth about the human condition.
Point to a deeper reality of life.
Story first films
Explores the big questions of life
Art that reveals and celebrates beauty.
Grab you by the heart and says “see? See!”
Art gives you the words you didn’t know you needed to say.
Presents the depravity and toils of humanity, but offers a glimmer of hope.
Reflecting beauty and brokenness.
Denial of distortion.
Indelible mark of Transformation
Heart and spirit soar above it all.
The place that we expectantly await.
Like Lucinda Williams singing Flannery O’Connor.
As real as it gets.
That portraits deep and simple connections.
Art that examines ultimate concerns.
Feeds my soul
Never too perfect.
Never beyond redemption
It starts a conversation and stirs emotion
Devastating and disturbing.
Instead, it embraces doubt, fear, nuance and admits the mystery.
Doesn’t just force reflection, it is reflection
Authentically captures the reality of the world it should.
Wrestle with and shape culture rather than merely reflect it.