My Father’s House
2019, 16:30 min., USA, Documentary
Director: Rob Shearer
Producer: Rob Shearer, Amanda Blaurock
Cast: Marcel Narucki
A pastor comes to terms with faith and failure as he witnesses the transformation of his house of worship into a home for the downtrodden. My Father’s House is an award-winning* documentary film by Rob Shearer, and produced by our co-founder, Amanda Blaurock, that tells the story of the inception of the Village Exchange Center. It highlights Pastor Marcel’s journey from the closure of the St. Matthew Lutheran Church to the establishment of a vibrant community center turned inside out to serve the new community in which it resides.
*Winner – Best Documentary, American Pavilion Emerging Filmmakers Showcase 2020
* My Father’s House also won the “Progressive World” Award in September 2021 at the Horsetooth International Film Festival. The award is given to films that inspire positive change in the world.
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SALT Magazine: 11/2/2020