"Earthcaster" Documentary

Kimberly Sparr

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About the Film “Throughout the course of human history, across every culture and continent, art has been made in the service of religion -- whether to glorify deities, to celebrate faith and religious passion, or to express theological aspiration or humility. Now, in our highly secular modern world, the best art often moves us toward the spiritual more effectively than organized religion. So it is with the earthcastings of Thomas Sayre. In our far too busy lives, so much of the time we find ourselves detached, if not alienated, from each other, from the natural world, from ideas of transcendence, and from ourselves. How very fortunate we are, then, to have Thomas’s earthcastings to lean upon, to call us back, to perform the religious function of connection and reconnection. 
 The earthcastings demand a lot of us, and in that way you might say that they’re transformative. In their presence we cannot help but stop, to slow down, to be mindful, to contemplate. The scale and power of the
Original languageEnglish
PublisherMinnow Media
StatePublished - Oct 11 2015


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