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Packed April for Come Before Winter

March 10, 2017

April will be a big month for this independently produced docudrama making its way through the first months of distribution.   First, the Smithsonian Magazine will call attention to the film in its April issue. Secondly, the 19th Annual Bonhoeffer Lectures at Union Theological Seminary in NYC will host a screening on April 7/8. Furthermore,…

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Paul Mugane, Jeff Gang, Hellmut Schlingensiepen and Kevin Ekvall.

“A Must See Film”…Dr. Jeffrey Gang Reflects on Come Before Winter

March 8, 2017

In The Cost of Discipleship (Discipleship) chapter on “The Visible Community,” Bonhoeffer wrote about Christ calling his disciples “into a literal, bodily following, and thus made his fellowship with them a visible reality…Having been called, they could no longer remain in obscurity, for they were the light that must shine, the city set on the…

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Producer Gary Blount with Bonnie Dwyer at the Roseville screening.

Enthusiasm Continues for “Come Before Winter”

March 7, 2017

The March 4 screening with several hundred people in Roseville, California continued the ripple of astonishment and appreciation previous events generated.   Producer Gary Blount and Director Kevin Ekvall fielded questions from an audience that was more eclectic than those at recent events. A sampling of comments confirms the impact of seeing the film:  …

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Go See This Movie!

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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