What happens when a Harvard graduate with a promising future, from a prominent family, decides to move into Harlem to help the homeless? This film, based on the life of Joseph Holland, former New York State Commissioner of Housing, chronicles the impact of one individual on the lives of homeless men.
Based on true events, this award winning short drama contrasts one man’s dedication to his family to another’s search for meaning in life. One, a Hungarian, risks his own life to save his family in a manner so unspeakably Christ-like that you will never forget it; the other, a despondent American photographer’s torn allegiance between his desire to capture history and a wife and children who desperately need him.
While casually browsing the bookshelves at a local library, a young woman stumbles across a book about the sixteen-year-old martyr, Lady Jane Grey. As she attentively ingests each word, her mind is captivated by the realism of the events unfolding before her. Pages continue to turn as moments turn to hours.
The second short film from Vertical Church Films (The Ride), The Two Thieves (formerly entitled Once We Were Slaves) captures the uncommon grace and redemption of the crucifixion from a perspective that’s never before been captured on film.
This program includes three short films which can be used as effective discussion starters or for personal reflection. The Bridge -- A dramatic parable on God's sacrifice of his son. The Pump -- A man journeying through the desert has car trouble and decides to walk until he comes upon a ghost town. The Mouths of Babes -- This program consists of a series of questions to which very young children respond.
While casually browsing the bookshelves at a local library, a young woman stumbles across a book about the sixteen year old martyr, Lady Jane Grey. As she attentively ingests each word, her mind is captivated by the realism of the events unfolding before her. Pages continue to turn as moments turn to hours.
This is Emmy Award-winning director Dale Ward’s adaptation of National Book Award recipient Walter Wangerin Jr.’s classic short story of unconditional love and self-sacrifice that follows businessman Will who, on his quiet walk to work, meets the mysterious Ragman with his call of “new rags for old!” Will shadows the Ragman as he moves through the city encountering the broken, hopeless people that inhabit it and he learns about life, hope, and redemption.
"The Touch of the Master's Hand" is an inspirational and captivating film that speaks eloquently to the worth and potential of every individual. This film parable, based on the beloved poem by Myra Brooks Welch, illustrates why all life is valuable and that anyone can find renewal and begin again.
Gospel Films Archive proudly presents a festival of four rare classic short films that celebrate the spirit of Easter as manifested by Christ's Crucifixion and Resurrection.
Understand the events leading up to the death and resurrection of Christ through the eyes of the people involved.
A series of eight short video stories about people who met Jesus.
Tane Shannon, an aerobics instructor and mother of two, lived a busy, productive life. But that abruptly changed one fateful August day when a local criminal named Radford broke into her home and kidnapped Tane. The abductor demanded a large ransom from her wealthy father. He imprisoned Tane in a motor home miles away.
Steven Lane was captive to pornography for as long as he can remember. His parents divorced and later his mother married a minister of a local church. This stepfather introduced Steve to pornographic magazines. Before long Steve was hopelessly entangled in the porno web. A cascade of challenging circumstances and an encounter with God jolted Steve to free himself once and for all from his obsession with pornography.
A collection of heartwarming Christmas films from a bygone era.