In the Director’s Chair with Eliot Rausch

Posted by    |    September 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Eliot Rausch on “Last Call” with Carson Daly from phos pictures on Vimeo

Today, we introduce short film maker Eliot Rausch and his short film, “Sermon on the Mound”.  Over the coming weeks, we will be showcasing Rausch’s work because he is willing to tell stories that are difficult.  He is intense.  His work is forceful and yes, difficult at times to watch.  He provokes, exposes, and shamefully reminds us that we are not doing enough to help our fellow man.  Throughout most of his work lies a thread of faith and as he focuses on the human condition. 

The pundits at YouPlusDallas agree that Rausch flat out brings it.  In fact, if you don’t get upset, uncomfortable, angry, disturbed; if you don’t cry or look away in shame at some point in viewing his body of work, then you do not have a soul.

Directed and Edited by Eliot Rausch. Shot by Hunter Hampton Richards, and Matt B. Taylor. Music by Adam Taylor.

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  1. [...] “Sermon on the Mound” by Eliot Rausch is a short film that is designed to make you pause and reflect.  The images of the poor, of violence, and life are woven together with a monologue from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. We highly recommend viewing this short film in conjunction with this review of Eliott Rausch. [...]