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March 2, 2017

“First read Bonhoeffer’s ‘After Ten Years’ in his letters from prison. Then read the Bonhoeffer Society’s Statement about post 9/11 American politics. Then go see this movie!” — Clifford Green, Chair Scholar, Union Theological Seminary

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Many remain after the presentation of the film for a lively Q&A session with the producer, director and script consultant.

Bonhoeffer Film Intrigues Northern California Audience

February 9, 2017

Attendees at the February 4 Napa Valley area premiere of Come Before Winter expressed enthusiasm and connection with the film. Many remain after the presentation of the film for a lively Q&A session with the producer, director and script consultant.   “Living in an age where our own comfort and security seem paramount in the values of…

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Film Enhances Appreciation for Bonhoeffer and World War II Resistance Movement

February 5, 2017

From its first few screenings, Come Before Winter is receiving accolades from a variety of viewers.   “Come Before Winter makes a major contribution to the Bonhoeffer legacy as it masterfully explores the tragic last chapter of the young theologian’s life.” — Martin Doblmeier, award-winning filmmaker   “Bonhoeffer’s self-sacrificial goodness soars above the evil which succeeded only in…

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L to R: Lee Blount (Executive Producer), Tanya Musgrave (Cinematographer), Gary Blount (Producer), Keith Clements (Executive Producer), Kevin Ekvall (Director), Hellmut Schlingensiepen (Writer).

Southern California Premiere Draws Capacity Audience

January 30, 2017

Over 1,900 people attended the screening of Come Before Winter at the Loma Linda University Church on January 21, 2017. The audience was very engaged with the film’s closer look at the final weeks of Bonhoeffer’s life and closing chapters of the Third Reich. They remained for a lengthy panel discussion and Q&A session following the screening.…

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Gary Blount Shares Sampling of Bonhoeffer Quotes with Film Audiences

January 13, 2017

In the discussions before or after the screening of Come Before Winter, producer Gary Blount provides many quotes from Bonhoeffer’s writings to enrich the conversation. Here are a few samples.   “Cheap grace in the preaching of grace without requiring repentance…When Christ calls a man, He bids him come and die.” — Cost of Discipleship, 1937   “Only…

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