14 May 2024 | 19:00 – 23:00

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

United Nations Association Film Festival/ Traveling Film Festival #17

Evangelicals: From Faith to Power

Evangelical Christianity has extended to all spheres of society, bringing leaders like Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro to power. From the Cold War to the present day, Evangelicals, From Faith to Power traces the extraordinary rise of the movement on all continents, mapping its growing influence in religious, social and political arenas and tracing how a religious movement became a political weapon.

Thomas Johnson, director, is an acclaimed documentary film director and producer. Amongst others, he directed The Battle of ChernobylIn the Wake of StalinAtomic Alert30 Years Of War In The Name Of God, and The Hand and the Spirit. He founded M Way Films with Isi Harder to produce creative documentary films oriented towards the sharing of knowledge, arts, and culture that tell stories and participate beyond noise and illusions to the emergence of an age of contribution.

Philippe Gonzalez, co-author, is a senior lecturer and researcher in sociology of communication and culture at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. He is a specialist of evangelical Protestantism.

Producer: Artline Films Paris

Jasmina Bojic, Founder and Executive Director of the United Nations Association Film Festival will be present.  A Q&A and a champagne reception will follow the screening.

For more details please visit www.unaff.org/2024/traveling.html

Photo: courtesy of UNAFF