AGX2020 is excited to connect you and your friends with emerging creative voices from around the world who witness to the Amazing Grace of God through the arts. We’ll introduce you to our choices first, then invite you to introduce us to your favorite artists/resources in each of these categories:
1. Music - This month’s feature is Nadia Elise Cole
2. Feature Film - Here’s a gripping scene from the classic film on John Newton, Amazing Grace
3. Documentaries - Take a look at Benjamin Nolot’s Nefarious: Merchants of Souls
4. Animation - Here’s a simple short on Jesus calling the Disciples to be the Salt of the Earth
5. Art - Our featured artist is the vibrant and stunning work of China’s Dr. He Qi
6. Clothing Design - Our featured partner is Tolu Olubunmi’s www.inspiduds.com
MUSIC: Introducing Nadia Elise Cole
2. FEATURE FILM: Amazing Grace
Idea: Show this clip - or the whole movie - on Pentecost Weekend 2020 to give your friends the background of the hymn, and the transformation of the slave trader to one who brought freedom!
3. Documentaries - Nefarious: Merchant of Souls
Idea: Show this clip - or the whole documentary - if you feel called to create an anti-trafficking project for Pentecost Weekend 2020.
4. Animation - Salt of the earth
Idea: Play this 7 1/2 minus clip before a Cross+Generational discussion on how your groups wants to bless the world on Pentecost Weekend 2020.
5. Art - The work of China’s Dr. He Qi
Idea: Visit www.heqiarts.com and view Dr. He Qi’s work. Then choose a dozen images to recreate on sidewalks with chalk, on huge canvas, or in another medium during a live painting/drawing event in a public square or in your neighborhood on Pentecost Weekend 2020.