Exciting news about the very first film festival at Missions Fest Vancouver.Â As a co-founder of Reel Light (a Metro Vancouver area professional fellowship for Christians who work in media and entertainment), Debra Sears serves as the 2010 Film Festival Director. Together with committee members Greg Meeres, Wesley Lowe and Marnie Wooding, a program of 11 mission-themed film screening events and 3 film seminars have been created.
Â 9pm, Friday, January 8, 2010 and
1 pm, Sunday, January 10, 2010
Documentary Profile (USA, 81 minutes) Premiere
Produced by Ethnographic Media
Directed by: Jim Hanon
Representatives of Ethnographic Media are in attendance
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Award-winning director Jim Hanon (End of the Spear, Miss HIV) ventures into this remarkable true story from Jessie Saintâ€™s perspective, exploring the fear and the hope that accompanies a teenage boy stepping out of his fatherâ€™s shadow and into his own light with the Waodani Indians of Ecuador.Â
EGM is an educational nonprofit organization exploring the critical issues of our time through film and new media.Â The community of writers, artists, strategists, and filmmakers that embody EGM capture true stories of theological virtues moving through the human condition.
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