430 A.D. The Roman Empire is beginning to crumble. The Vandals and other marauding tribes spill through the gaps in Roman defenses. And one of the greatest saints of the Christian church stands between his flock and the barbarian invaders. As he attempts to negotiate between the proud Roman authorities and the implacable Vandal king, Bishop Augustine recalls his own life before Christianity...
Filmed on location in Assisi and other places where St. Francis lived and died, this feature film vividly tells the story of this greatly beloved saint from childhood through his death. Beautifully filmed with outstanding cinematography and fine acting talent, it stars Italian actor Raoul Bova as Francis and is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Michele Soavi.
One of the most popular saints of all time, St. Philip Neri was known for his great charity, deep prayer life, and tremendous humor. Philip was guided by Providence to seek out the poor and abandoned youth of Rome to catechize them in faith and help them find a better life.
This is the first ever feature film depicting the life of the world-famous Irish hero. Armed with only courage and conviction, Patrick's unwavering belief that good conquers evil would liberate Ireland and alter the course of history. Patrick Bergin, Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, and Susannah York star in this lush production filmed on location in Ireland.
As a dedicated follower of Christ, Peter spreads the message of the Christians across the land, often staying only one step ahead of those determined to persecute him. But on the road to Damascus, Peter comes face-to-face with a stranger who shows him the only way - he must put himself on the cross in order to bring peace to Rome.
Learn about a little-known American heroine in this fascinating true story! Inspired by actual events during the Revolutionary War, Sybil Ludington follows the journey of Colonel Henry Ludington's 16-year-old daughter, who dodged danger and enemy troops to ride 40 rain soaked miles on horseback to save the American colonies from British rule.
In a lavish period production, comparable to Merchant Ivory's "A Room with a View," Therese tells the true story of Thérèse of Lisieux, the most popular saint of modern times. It's a story of struggle and tragedy, and the greatest of all romances -The story of an ordinary girl with an extraordinary soul.
An in-depth look at what makes Tim Tebow the popular and polarizing figure today, Tim Tebow: On a Mission chronicles how his hard work and faith have guided him to collegiate success and sports stardom. From being born on a mission through his astonishing playoff run and trade to New York, the film explores his life through insightful interviews and rare footage few have ever seen.
This is the inspiring story of America's first native-born saint, Mother Seton. Kate Mulgrew gives a moving performance as St. Elizabeth Seton, a convert to Catholicism who overcame the great tragedy of the deaths of her young husband and two children, and went on to found the American Sisters of Charity and the first American Catholic schools. A film of unusual strength and beauty. Also starring Lorne Greene, John Forsythe, and Rossano Brazzi.
Unbroken is the inspiring and true story of American World War II hero Louis Zamperini. This powerful film was produced and directed by Angelina Jolie. It’s the story of stamina and courage in the face of unbelievable human cruelty. Louis Zamperini: who survives in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, and was sent to a series of prisoner of war camps.