Nathan Clarke

In Their Words: Innovators Making a Difference

This article is from Issue 55: Jan/Feb 2012

Director Nathan Clarke didn’t intend to be moved by a story about a man from rural South Carolina who started a Christian professional wrestling league. But somewhere along the journey of filming his award-winning documentary Wrestling for Jesus, that’s exactly what happened. Here, Clarke talks about his inspirations—for the movie and in filmmaking—and why “Christian” is a bad adjective for art.