2012 | HD Color | 5:00
Galvanized immerses the viewer in a sequence of images of Charlotte 714, a peaceful, affirmative protest organized by a movement of Kingdom-minded Christ-followers. The event took place on the eve of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Organized by a coalition of church leaders and businessmen who identified a moment of crisis coinciding with the first term of President Obama, the protest sought to counter what they saw as a dismantling of biblical values at the highest levels of government, the media and throughout the education system.
As the film explores the margins and boundaries of the political, its quiet impressions are gathered through a meditative engagement between the camera and the human drama of gathering and assembly, with the underlying politics making its presence felt only in subtle ways.