Venom & Fire
As part of the 2012 International Documentary Challenge, which is a film competition challenging directors to make an 8-minute documentary in just five days, director Brandon Faris discovered snake-church. The short documentary follows Jamie Coots, the pastor of Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Middlesboro, Kentucky. The church practices serpent handling as a part of their historic faith. Faris’ documentary went on to win Best Directing and Best Original Score.