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Go Deeper: Resources Mentioned on the Program
We welcome Bryan Coley, Founder and Cheif Creative Director of Art Within,an organization started to "develop, produce and distribute groundbreaking methods and innovative scripts that are culturally relevant and that explore penetrating Hope and Truth from a Judeo-Christian worldview." Bryan explains how each of this year's Oscar nominees for best picture pose a common question to audiences: "Will we survive?" The answers they offer, he says, represent a shift from years past, when Hollywood expected our savior to come from outside of our midst. Today's movies, by contrast, suggest that salvation will come from among us. In other words, we are our own saviors.