1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Subculture
A journey which unveils the mystery of the way theology, records, tradition, and politics led to a Biblical mistranslation, the man who attempted to forestall it, and the impassioned instructional campaign of the LGBTQIA+ Christian community-driven to discover the reality.SYNOPSIS
1946 well-knownshows the floor-breaking research of Kathy Baldock, a Christian Conservative LGBTQIA+ activist and Ed Oxford, an LGBTQIA+ theologian, of their quest to, discover what factors ignited the anti-homosexual movement within American conservative Christians. The filmmaker, Sharon “Rocky” Roggio, commenced this pursuit in an effort to locate commonplace floor, inside scripture, for her and her conservative father, Pastor Sal Roggio. What has been discovered alongside the manner stands the risk to profoundly change the language of inclusion and to better the lives of each conservative Christians and the LGBTQIA+ human beings they love. The elimination of the LGBTQIA+ man or woman from the sin class is akin to this century’s abolition of racial discrimination and the passing of ladies’s suffrage. There are facets of records to face on.
C.S. Lewis stated, “You can’t go returned and trade the start, however you may start where you are and change the finishing.”Director Statement
“As an LGBTQ lady Christian, I have been navigating a spiritual environment that views me as “different,” “much less than,” and “not equal,” for too long. These beliefs, held by using many pricey to my heart, have cast a dark, risky shadow over my life. After years of trying to find my voice, and calling, as a storyteller, my path has led me here. It is my aim to change the Christian narrative and liberate the numerous LGBTQ human beings residing in the darkish; oppressed by way of awful theology. I need us all to stay and be acknowledged as equals, underneath God’s love. There are truths that should be shared. We are right here to proportion the ones truths.”
My name is Daniel Karslake, and I’ve been an impartial documentary director and manufacturer for sixteen years. Prior to that, I worked first as a contract manufacturer after which the group of workers producer of a monthly newsmagazine approximately LGBTQ issues which aired nationally on PBS called IN THE LIFE. I joined the manufacturing crew this year of 1946: THE MISTRANSLATION THAT SHIFTED CULTURE for three essential reasons. First, the challenge count is some thing about which I am extremely passionate. Both my first movie, FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO (international most beneficial Sundance 2007) and my 0.33 film, FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO (global ultimate Tribeca 2019) are about the intersection of faith, sexual orientation and gender identity in America, so I’ve spent a splendid deal of time analyzing those troubles, and identifying how, thru movie, to locate common floor with people who, because of their faith, are condemning of LGBTQIA+ people. Religion is the bedrock of homophobia and transphobia across the world and fundamentalist Christianity is one of the maximum deadly. Indeed, Christian dad and mom most customarily discover their religion because the motive they reject their LGBTQIA+ children, leading to melancholy, drug abuse and suicide for those kids. I’m all approximately creating work that stems the rising tide of suicide in our united states of america, and I’m convinced that this film has extraordinary ability to do precisely that. The second purpose I got here on board is that I believe wholeheartedly inside the studies and ministries of Ed Oxford and Kathy Baldock, our mainABOUT FILMMAKER(S)
Rocky’s background includes huge price range physical manufacturing on award-winning indicates and films which includes House of Cards, Parks and Recreation, With Bob and David, Whip It and Red Dawn. In 2016, Roggio associate produced and production designed GOOK, a feature movie that premiered at Sundance in 2017 and Won the Audience Award inside the Next Category.
Roggio is currently a freelance producer and production designer in Los Angeles. Rocky has been a member of 3 IATSE unions national and has a Bachelor’s diploma in Communications with a focus in Radio, Television, and Film.
Daniel Karslake is an award-triumphing American director and manufacturer, whose tremendously acclaimed work deals with social justice problems, each domestically and across the world. His cutting-edge venture, For We Know Not What We Do, is a observe-up to his award-prevailing characteristic, For the Bible Tells Me So, and will observe using each the Holy Bible and the U.S. Constitution as a means to discriminate in opposition to LGBTIA+ Americans below the guise of “non secular freedom.”
Karslake directed and produced For the Bible Tells Me So, a feature documentary about the intersection of religion and homosexuality in America. This film also premiered inside the American Documentary Competition at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and became short-indexed for a 2008 Academy Award. In addition, it gained 9 “pleasant documentary” audience awards at foremost film gala’s around the sector, has been translated into 22 languages, and it has been diagnosed by means of Entertainment Weekly mag as one among 5 documentary movies that has changed the sector.
Prior to his movie work, Karslake turned into a producer of the long-strolling information magazine, In the Life, which aired on PBS in over one hundred forty markets across the nation. In reputation of his paintings, Karslake acquired an Emmy nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Karslake is the founding president of DK Works, a manufacturing employer dedicated to creating high satisfactory, thought-upsetting theater, tv and film. He obtained his B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.