END OF THE SPEAR NAMED FOR 2007 WILBUR AWARD BY RELIGION COMMUNICATORS COUNCIL
2007 Wilbur Awards, recognizing outstanding work in the secular media
that address religious issues, themes and values, named End of the
Spear as this year's recipient in the Feature Film (Drama) category.
Religion Communicators Council (RCC), founded in 1929, is an interfaith
association of religion communicators at work in print and electronic
communication, marketing and in public relations.
For more than 50 years, the RCC
has presented the Wilbur Awards. The competition is judged by media
professionals in a jury process, under the supervision of local RCC
chapters across the U.S. The awards are named for Marvin C. Wilbur, one
of the pioneers in the field of religious public relations.
award was presented April 28th in a ceremony held at the Muhammad Ali
Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Among the recipients in other
categories were the Associated Press, The Dallas Morning News,
Newsweek, Harper Collins, Warner Brothers Television and CBS News.
are honored to receive an award with such an outstanding heritage,"
said Greg Clifford, Every Tribe's C.O.O. "This award confirms our
belief that the themes of forgiveness and reconciliation portrayed in
End of the Spear continue to be relevant and vital in our culture and
to people of all faiths. We are grateful to be included among the other
fine 2007 Wilbur Award recipients."
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