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.
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.
Victor Hugo's stirring novel of redemption and revolution is brought to life in this theatrical version. Liam Neeson stars as Jean Valjean, a heartless convict who is transformed by a single act of mercy. Uma Thurman is Fantine, the vulnerable prostitute who begs Valjean to raise her only child, Cosette (Claire Danes). Geoffrey Rush is an ambitious policeman determined to return Valjean to prison. A compelling and powerful human drama.
Set includes: The Bible Collection Gift Set of Six (Moses, David, Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Samson and Delilah), The 2-Film Set of Jeremiah and Solomon, and the individual DVDs of Genesis, Esther,Paul the Apostle, and The Apocalypse.
This powerful docudrama depicts the last days 14th century church reformer John Hus and reveals how his faith deeply impacted those around him.
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.
In war-torn Romania, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby placing his own life and the lives of his family in great danger. When Wurmbrand’s choice lands him in a communist prison, his faith and witness are tested to the limits.
It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily with a simple offering of incense in honor to the Roman gods. What will her decision be?
John Bunyan spends his days in prison, separated from his wife and children. If only he would agree to stop preaching, then Bunyan could walk out a free man! Why does he choose to stay in jail?
This Hallmark Channel original movie is based on the remarkable true story of couple Doug and Robbie Smith, who founded the Safe Harbor Home for Boys in Jacksonville, Florida.
Before communism fell, Romanian Christians were often arrested and kept in prisons or labor camps where the Communists went to great lengths to break their faith. This is the story of the Wurmbrand family whose faith endured.
A powerful film on forgiveness, surrounding the story of Karla Faye Tucker, a murdered who was put to death by the state of Texas.
Lee Ferguson’s biggest desire is to leave his past behind and make a fresh start with Katie, his new love. But when Lee finds out Katie is a Christian, his pre-conceived ideas and her moral standards clash. This film aims to help seekers and believers understand one another.
This is the story of William and Catherine Booth, founders of The Salvation Army. It is a gripping narrative of struggle, difficulty, love, and ultimate triumph.
After the death of his father, Nicholas Nickleby (Derek Bond), and his mother (Mary Merrall) and sister (Sally Ann Howes) are cared for by his greedy uncle Ralph (Cedric Hardwicke), who accepts the duty rather unwillingly.
Paul is in prison. Concern for the future of the churches weighs heavily upon him. He ponders how to guide his young disciple. The result is Paul's legacy to the ages in the form of his Second Epistle to Timothy. With clarity and power, the imprisoned Paul gives forth his message. This re-enacted slice of New Testament life uses Scripture itself for the entire script and captures the passion and compassion of Paul as he neared the end of his life.
Biblical theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed by the Nazis just days before the Allies defeated Germany in World War II. This gripping documentary narrated by Ed Asner captures the life, times, and thought of Bonhoeffer. Using rare archival footage, documents, and visits to original locations, we get an intimate portrait of a man whose life and writings grow in their influence and speak powerfully to issues of our own day some 50 years later. How does a man of peace come to assist violence in combating unrestrained evil?
T. N. Mohan, producer and director of the award-winning documentary on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "Hanged on a Twisted Cross," presents a well-researched and documented story of how Hodges, armed only with his wits and a Red Cross badge, made over 15 solo journeys into German lines at Lorient and St. Nazaire in Brittany, France, and secured freedom for the POWs. It was "a unique event" in World War II.
He was heralded as a hero in the West for his courageous and gifted writings from prison that exposed the horrors and tyranny of Soviet Communism. But the reaction here was more subdued, at times even hostile, when he began to speak with equal candor about the sins and spiritual poverty of the West, most notably in a commencement address given at Harvard University on June 8, 1978.
Captivated features insights from media experts as well as personal stories from individuals and families who have escaped media addiction and learned to make discerning and God-honoring choices about their use of media technology.
From the Emmy Award-winning Bible Collection comes a production starring Richard Harris as the Apostle John in The Apocalypse. Detailing John's visions against the backdrop of the severe persecution of Christians in the first century, this biblically based film will inspire viewers.
Bring the Book of Acts to life for your child (8-12) as the story of the Apostle Paul unfolds before them. This engaging DVD follows Paul’s life from his persecution of the church to his many missionary journeys, and the imprisonments he suffered at the hands of those with whom he once aligned himself.