In this conversation, EoM contributor Thomas Manning speaks with cinematographer Alan Gwizdowski about his work on Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul.
Gwizdowski provides technical insight on the unique visual and narrative style of this film that combines mockumentary elements with a traditional filmmaking approach.
If you prefer an audio version, you can listen to the full interview here:
“Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.” is a satirical comedy starring Regina Hall as Trinitie Childs – the proud first lady of a Southern Baptist megachurch, who together with her husband Pastor Lee-Curtis Childs (Sterling K. Brown), once served a congregation in the tens of thousands. But after a scandal forces their church to temporarily close, Trinitie and Lee-Curtis must reopen their church and rebuild their congregation to make the biggest comeback that commodified religion has ever seen.
In theaters and streaming on Peacock September 2nd, 2022.
For more information, head to the official Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. website.
Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA and SEFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program Meet Me at the Movies. He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. Additionally, he manages his own film review and interview site, The Run-Down on Movies. Recently, Manning graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a double-major in Communications and English. His passion for cinema and storytelling is rivaled only by his love for the music of Taylor Swift.