Chairman of the Christian Film and Television Commission Speaks at School of Law

November 24, 2009

Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder and Publisher of Movieguide and Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission, as well as a noted critic, educator, lecturer, and media pundit, will be speaking at Liberty University School of Law on Monday, November 30, at 2:00 p.m. in the Supreme Courtroom.  Liberty University School of Law offers a for-credit externship for law students interested in media and entertainment with Christian Film & Television Commission.   

Dr. Baehr is a prolific author who has been featured in major newspapers and magazines throughout the United States.   Dr. Baehr graduated summa cum laude in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College, attended Cambridge University, the University of Bordeaux & Toulouse, and the University of Munich, graduated with a Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law, finished his theological studies at the Institute of Theology at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and received a Doctor of Humanities from Belhaven College. 
Additionally, Dr. Baehr has written several books including Amazing Grace of Freedom, The Culture-Wise Family, Narnia Beckons, So You Want To Be In Pictures?, Frodo & Harry: Understanding Visual Media and Its Impact on Our Lives, and The Christian Family Guide to Movies & Video Vol. I & II.

MOVIEGUIDE hosts the Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry in Hollywood.  At this event MOVIEGUIDE recognizes the best family-friendly movies and TV shows of the previous year, as well as the most moral and Christ-centered films for mature audiences.  For more information about MOVIEGUIDE or Dr. Baehr, visit www.movieguide.org.

Mathew Staver, Dean of Liberty University School of Law and Founder of Liberty Counsel, commented: “We are pleased to partner with Christian Film & Television Commission to train future leaders in media and entertainment.  Ted Baehr is one of the leading experts in the film and entertainment industry.  We are committed to training a new generation of leaders in the media and entertainment field.”
 
For more information regarding Dr. Baehr’s visit to Liberty University, please visit www.law.liberty.edu or call 434-592-5300.