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Jesus Camp

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Jesus Camp

A world of zealotry is revealed in Jesus Camp, a restrained look at an Evangelical Christian children’s sleepaway camp. But a parallel focus on Supreme Court nominations dilutes this doc’s impact. More time with these kids deemed ”so usable in Christianity” would have spoken volumes. EXTRAS Directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady display a genuine affection for their subjects in a commentary. Yet there are so many fascinating deleted scenes (in one, a camp leader says he ”can see, literally, demons leaving” the kids) that it seems the directors were too concerned with objectivity. B

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