Christian Peschken refers to himself not as a Catholic filmmaker, but as “a filmmaker who is Catholic.” But he wasn’t always Catholic.
In his native Germany, he was a professional cameraman and producer in film, television (including his own weekly TV talk show) and radio. Moving to Hollywood in the early 1990s, he became an executive producer, working with actors like Rod Steiger, Martin Sheen and Scott Glenn.
In 1994, something changed. Unable to sleep one night, Peschken turned on the TV and saw a lady with pink hair waving a Bible and talking about Jesus.
“That was my first real, conscious contact with Christianity,” he remembered. “Before I became Christian, I only prayed to God when I...READ MORE