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Title Faith in the hood / directed and produced by Paul Wagner.

Published New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 2013.

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 UniM INTERNET video  The Whole World    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (56 minutes).
Series Filmakers library online, volume 2.
Filmakers Library online volume 2.
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Oct. 7, 2014).
Summary Southeast DC, the city's poorest region, has only one sit-down restaurant, but hundreds of churches. Faith in the Hood is a compelling portrait of the inner city, as seen through the prism of the spiritual life of its people. The film profiles five ministries: a street ministry for former convicts, a socially active storefront church, a powerful Afro-centric church, an evangelical camp for youth, and an Islamic school. With commentary from leading experts on African American faith, the film displays the richness of inner-city religion and its centrality as a defining aspect of black community life.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2014. (Filmakers library online, volume 2). Available via World Wide Web.
Language notes In English.
Notes Won 2012 Toronto COMMFEST Global Community Film Festival Making a Difference Award.
Other author Wagner, Paul, director, producer.
Filmakers Library, inc., production company.
Subject Church work with the poor.
Church work with African Americans.
Poor African Americans -- Religious life -- Washington (D.C.)
Poor African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Social conditions.
Poor African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Economic conditions.
Documentary films.