October 7-9 — The 9th annual Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival convened October 7-9, featuring over 30 films, educational workshops, awards, celebrity panels, a red carpet screening, and more.
This year Rich Peluso, Senior Vice President of AFFIRM Films (a division of Sony Pictures), delivered the keynote address on the genesis and impact of faith-based filmmaking and its future in the industry. Featured this year was international award-winning film Felices los que Lloran (Happy Those Who Cry), filmed in Paraguay and directed by Marcelo Torcida. Awards were presented for narratives, documentaries, screenplays, acting, and special categories.
Kingdomwood was founded in 2007 to allow independent filmmakers to screen films that promote and inspire Christian teaching and values.