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Black Jesus Film Will Make Waves

The world’s “first black Jesus movie” will premier at Sundance this Sunday.  “Son of Man,” directed by Mark Dornford-May, portrays Christ as a modern African revolutionary and “aims to shatter the Western image of a placid savior with fair hair and blue eyes.” | story

See Truthdig’s Jesus: The Man, The Mythby the Rev. Madison Shockley for background on the historical Jesus and representations of “the Christ.”

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