Archive by author: Sr. Nancy UsselmannReturn

Sr. Nancy is the Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies and a Media Literacy Education Specialist. She has degrees in Communications Arts and a Masters in Theology and the Arts from Fuller Theological Seminary. She has extensive experience in the creative aspects of social media, print media, radio and video production as well as in marketing, advertising, retail management and administration. 

Sr. Nancy has given numerous media mindfulness workshops, presentations and film retreats around the country to youth, young adults, catechists, seminarians, teachers and media professionals helping to create that dialogue between faith and media. She is a member of NAMLE (National Association of Media Literacy Educators), SIGNIS (World Catholic Association for Communicators) and THEOCOM (Theology and Communications in Dialogue) and board member of CIMA (Catholics in Media Associates). She is the author of a theology of popular culture called, A Sacred Look: Becoming Cultural Mystics from Wipf & Stock Publishing. Sr. Nancy is a theologian, national speaker, blogger and film reviewer. 

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The Great Alaskan Race—Perseverance Against All Odds

The Great Alaskan Race—Perseverance Against All Odds

This film retells the amazing story of the 1925 Serum Run, when 20 mushers and their teams cover almost 700 miles of treacherous Alaskan weather and terrain to get the diphtheria antitoxin from Anchorage to Nome by dogsled to prevent an epidemic outbreak. Leonhard Seppala and his dog Togo are the unsung heroes of this incredible story of hope and courage.
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The Laundromat—And the Rich get Richer

The Laundromat—And the Rich get Richer

When Ellen faces a tragedy on a family vacation she soon starts to uncover the corruption of the wealthy through insurance scams and money laundering. She feels to be a David before a Goliath in a world where the meek and lowly bear their burdens while the greedy inherit more money. A satirical film about the international scandal of "The Panama Papers."
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UglyDolls—Being Oneself

UglyDolls—Being Oneself

When Moxy wants to go to the other side of the mountain to the town of Perfection so she can be adopted by a child in the real world, she and the other UglyDolls begin an adventure that makes them see that imperfection is a beautiful thing.
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