Mary Hess

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership / Luther Seminary / 2481 Como Avenue / Saint Paul, MN / 55108 / 651.641.3232 /

The following resources for studying film and religion were originally put together by Rose Pacatte in 2001. I have since tried to add interesting sites I come across. I hope you'll e-mail me with any others you think should be added! Please note that I am not endorsing specific content on any of these linked sites.

Film and spirituality

The World Catholic Association for Communication . Daughters of St. Paul Media Studies Center . .Spirituality in Cinema . . City of Angels filmfest . Spirituality & (film reviews) . Film Clips online (educational resources) . Christianity Today's film forum . The Journal of Religion and Film . . (lectionary with a movie concordance) . Saints, sainthood and the movies .

Film and media education

Scanning the movies . Film education (UK). Media education at the Institute for Pastoral Initiatives (UDayton) .Media Awareness site (CN) .

Film and families

My Friend (an online REmagazine for kids) . . .

General film review sites

The Internet Movie Database (best all purpose course around) . US Bishops' film reviews . Australia Bishops' film reviews . Roger Ebert's movie reviews . Jim Berardinelli's film reviews .Ontario Film Review Board . Independent films . World films .Association of Independent Feature Film Producers .

Film ratings sites

Motion Picture Association of America film ratings . Australian film ratings . British film ratings . Swedish board of film classification . Danish film classifications . National Film Development corporation of India . The Movie Site (South Africa) . Zona Latina (Latin American ) . IslamOnline's entertainment section .


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17 July 2002