Join SpokaneFāVS for a forum on Faith and Film at its upcoming Coffee Talk on April 2.
Panelists will discuss how faith and ethics impact and influence movies and TV, as well as their audiences.
Panelists are movie buff and Jewish writer Neal Schindler, Carrie Lockhert an Episcopalian and marketing and advertising professional, and Matthew Rindge, author of “Profane Parables: Film and the American Dream.”
A fourth, guest panelist is pending.
Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.