Cinema & Religion

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Cinema + Religion
The Moviehouse & Eatery

NOTE: Cinema & Religion is currently on Summer Break, but will be back Fall of 2019.

Cinema & Religion
, a ten-session informal course for the community, will be offered at each of the two Moviehouse & Eatery movie theaters in west Austin. The class will be offered on Sunday evenings at 5:30 PM at the chain’s new theater in the Lantana Place shopping center near William Cannon and Southwest Parkway. As an alternative, the same class is held on Monday evenings at 6:30 PM at the chain’s original theater in the Trails of 620 shopping center on RR620.


Now in its sixth season, this informal class is produced by film scholar Dr. Philip J. Hohle, a member of the prestigious Society for the Cognitive Study of the Moving Image, and Dr. Jake Youmans, professor of religious studies at Concordia University Texas. Both have published works on the religious implications found in popular films.

Cinema & Religion is designed for anyone who wants to develop a higher awareness or appreciation for the inspirational power of movies.

The $85 registration includes a copy of a book of the same title written especially for this course. The course will feature ten screenings of selected films at either Moviehouse each week.


Every screening is followed by an open discussion led by a variety of respondents in addition to Hohle or Youmans.

For more information, email or visit the frequently asked questions page.

For more information please contact Dr. Phillip Hohle

Price for all ten weeks: $85, includes book
One time ticket: $10