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Interpretive Religious Films

by Roy Hammerling

Interpretive Religious Films: Interpretive Religious films are religious films that deal with sacred texts. For example, an Interpretive film that deals with Christianity would be a biblical epic dealing with the life of Jesus, such as “The Last Temptation of Christ” or “The Passion of the Christ.” But the main focus of such a film deals with retelling the story that is central to a particular religious tradition. Another example might be the movie “The Ten Commandments” or