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American Jesus (2014)

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AMERICAN JESUS is a vivid mosaic of personalities and conflicting points of view that emerges as a portrait of an America yearning for solace and meaning in the modern world. An exploration of Christianity in every faction of American life, from the bread line to the yoga studio, from the humble churches of snake handlers to the mega churches of the ex-urbs. Christian cowboys, bikers and musicians, comedians, surfers and cage-fighters, they are all doing it for Christ. (C) Glass Eye Pix

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The reduction of Christianity into just another political group feels like a dilution, a conversion of wine into water.

May 23, 2014 | Full Review…

Distinguished by stirring photography, empathetic interviewing, and a shrewd sense of who to let talk and who to cut off.

May 18, 2014 | Full Review…

The film becomes a hodgepodge that will enlighten few viewers.

May 14, 2014 | Full Review…

It's not clear what Aram Garriga thinks he is accomplishing in his simplistic "American Jesus," but he's not accomplishing much.

May 13, 2014 | Full Review…

...if [Garriga's] portrait of American Christianity is not representative, it certainly is interesting, taking Americans as well as foreigners to many places they have probably not been before.

June 12, 2014 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

A less preachy Religulous, but just as outrageously entertaining.

May 15, 2014 | Rating: 8.0/10 | Full Review…

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