SBL 2009

National Film Premiere! Finding God in the City of Angels: Scriptural Communities and Dynamics in Los Angeles

11/22/2009
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Finding God in the City of Angels is a documentary film directed by award-winning filmmaker Jennifer Jessum and written, produced, and sponsored by the Institute for Signifying Scriptures. Utilizing Los Angeles as case-study, the film explores how communities construct meaning, define boundaries, and maintain identity in the complex social space of the city and how the phenomenon of scriptures should be explored. A special panel session and discussion with audience will follow the film premiere.

Panelists:

Vincent L. Wimbush, Institute for Signifying Scriptures, Claremont Graduate University, Presiding
Jennifer Jessum,
Flying Limbs, Inc. Productions, Panelist
Edward Osei-Gyimah, Flying Limbs, Inc. Productions, Panelist
Lalruatkima, Institute for Signifying Scriptures, Claremont Graduate University, Panelist
Simon Joseph
, Institute for Signifying Scriptures, Claremont Graduate University, Panelist
Wendell Miller
, Institute for Signifying Scriptures, Claremont Graduate University, Panelist


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