Directed by the Erwin Brothers (“I Can Only Imagine”, “I Still Believe”, “American Underdog”), THE JESUS MUSIC is the definitive love letter to CCM fans that features intimate interviews with the genre’s biggest stars including Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Kirk Franklin, and Lauren Daigle.
Andrew and Jon talked with our Gadi Elkon about the documentary and also about their upcoming film American Underdog.
Filmmaker brothers, Andrew and Jon Erwin, have created a masterwork of a documentary that tackles the origins and rise of Christian Contemporary Music. The massive undertaking is a testament to the Erwins’ own meteoric growth in the arts space and highlights their ability to capture the truthful essence behind some of the biggest artists in CCM. The film doesn’t shy away from tough areas of discussion while still showcasing the tremendous positive impact CCM has had on the American culture. From hippies in California to nearly 100k in the Christian Woodstock that was Explo 72′ in Dallas to the hearts and minds of a global market this is the doc for anyone intrigued by CCM.
Here is our chat with the down-to-earth duo who are carving a new legacy for faith based filmmaking.
Interview with Andrew and Jon Erwin:
For more info on the film, THE JESUS MUSIC.
The film is out in theaters tomorrow and well worth your attention and possible devotion.