WORLD Magazine interview with Laura Waters Hinson

WORLD Magazine just published an interview with filmmaker Laura Waters Hinson that was conducted by editor-in-chief Marvin Olasky at Patrick Henry College. The interview was part of the university's "Newsmakers Series" and the entire video of the interview can be seen at the bottom of the article.  Check out this link:

March 27th, 2012|0 Comments

CNN features the work of AWFRI in photo essay!

CNN just released the incredible portraits of reconciled Rwandans shot by our friend, celebrity portrait photographer Jeremy Cowart.  During the recent shoot for our new documentary on Rwanda women entrepreneurs, Jeremy joined our team to produce this gorgeous photo essay entitled "Voices of Reconciliation."  We are incredibly thrilled by the beauty of his photos and [...]

November 7th, 2011|0 Comments

Exciting Updates for AWF

Friends, The past several months have been a whirlwind as Laura and the AWF production team returned to Rwanda in July and August 2011 to produce a new documentary on women entrepreneurs called MAMA RWANDA.  The film follows the lives of two Rwandan mothers as they balance family life with their calling to fight poverty [...]

November 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

AWF Launches Rwanda Initiative May 25

The As We Forgive Team is thrilled to announce the US launch of the As We Forgive Rwanda Initiative (AWFRI).  With a seed grant from the Templeton Foundation in 2009, we established this Rwandan-led organization that utilizes the AWF documentary and a discussion and training program to equip Rwandan students, local officials, pastors and teachers [...]

May 1st, 2011|1 Comment

AWF Team Receives Film Grant

Filmmaker Laura Waters Hinson and the AWF Team have just received a generous grant from the SEVEN Fund to produce a new short documentary in Rwanda on enterprise solutions to poverty.  The film will focus on reconciling Rwandans who are involved in creative economic development projects which are transforming their communities from the inside out.  Laura [...]

May 1st, 2011|0 Comments

Podcast: LWH talks with the Q team

Laura Waters Hinson converses with Gabe Lyons, founder of Q, on her film, As We Forgive, developing the craft of storytelling, and the latest projects she’s been working on. Listen to the full podcast here.

April 19th, 2010|0 Comments

As We Forgive :: A Local Experience

by Jennifer Murray I’m not a TV watcher, but one night, I happened to lie down on my bed and click on the TV.  This is how I first saw As We Forgive on UNC Channel 4 – PBS. The most profound moment happened for me at this impromptu, yet ordained meeting between myself and [...]

March 31st, 2010|1 Comment

Craig Detweiler: Does Hollywood Make Forgiveness Look Too Easy?

Movies often start with mistakes. They are about characters who blow it, who do the wrong thing, and spend the rest of the story trying to clean up the mess they’ve made. It may be comedic, like the awkward interaction between Dr. Evil and his estranged son, Scott, in the Austin Powers movies. It may [...]

March 24th, 2010|1 Comment

The Process of Rehumanizing

Reflections on Forgiveness by Carl Wilkens Forgiveness is so many incredible things, many of which I'm still discovering! A huge part of forgiveness for me though is the need to rehumanize the perpetrator in my mind. In order to start this process of rehumanizing those who carried out the genocide (all the way from the [...]

March 17th, 2010|0 Comments

Mark Batterson on the “Cure All”

It's so hard not to harbor bitterness. It's so hard not to hang on to unforgiveness.  It's so hard to offer the same kind of grace that we've received from God.  But it is the only cure, the cure all.  How do you let go and let God? I think the key is found in [...]

March 4th, 2010|0 Comments