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The June Visitor Asks "Are Adventists Ready to Take on Film?"

Story by Beth Michaels and Tim Lale
Published 6/4/2014

Seventh-day Adventist Church founders and early pioneers frowned on theater attendance and, therefore, set a slow pace toward members’ acceptance of movie entertainment. However, the introduction of VCRs and movies on demand drastically began to alter that stance, and more creative members started to realize film’s influence in conveying messages of faith, hope and a risen Lord. For the past few decades, Adventists who ventured into filmmaking have focused on creating documentaries, video series and shorts. Are we now ready for film?  Read more in the June 2014 Visitor Feature: “The Reel Deal: Are Adventists Ready to Take on Film?”
 
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