Based on Henry van Dyke's classic, The Story of the Other Wise Man, this fictional story set in Biblical times is told in gently comic terms. A Magi named Artaban (Martin Sheen) sees a sign in the heavens that he hopes will lead him and his faithful servant to the Messiah. Artaban takes with him three precious gifts to present to the Messiah. For 33 years Artaban pursues Jesus, only to miss Him at every turn.
Host Christopher Gornold-Smith, historian and Bible teacher, takes you into the heart of each of the Gospels. Combining remarkable shots of the Holy Land with dramatized scenes and clear analysis of each gospel account, Christopher invites us into the world of Jesus.
“This just in….reliable sources report a very bright object has been observed in the eastern sky. We go live now to our correspondent in Bethlehem….” Witness the events of 2000 years ago as if they are today’s breaking news! The program is set amidst the social and political context of the time and based on the best available research. Real life political analysts and correspondents detail the significance of the amazing events surrounding the birth of the long-awaited Messiah.
Set includes 2 DVDs: Bethlehem Year Zero -- The birth of Jesus and surrounding events as TV news would cover it today. Dateline Jerusalem -- Dateline Jerusalem -- Here is the Easter story as you have never experienced it. You’ll feel like you are back in Jerusalem during Holy Week, the most momentous week in the history of the world, and the setting for this "special news report." ?
A collection of heartwarming Christmas films from a bygone era.
Grandpa Jim is scheduled to make a guest appearance in a special Christmas program in Branson, Missouri. Backstage at the program , it is chaos--the children are out of control, and the director is out of patience. To make matters worse, Grandpa Jim's truck breaks down on the way to the performance.
Sent on a journey 170 years into the future, Scrooge encounters a world even colder and greedier than his own, a world that includes a young cutthroat businessman named Timothy Cratchit VI. Will Scrooge be able to turn Cratchit from his selfish ways and teach him the true meaning of Christmas? Mister Scrooge to See You! is a lighthearted and entertaining follow-up to Dicken's classic tale.
What would it look like if Jesus were born in the 21st Century? Savior is a contemporary interpretation of the Christmas story set in modern England. Mary and Joe are working class twenty-somethings planning for their wedding and trying make ends meet. Everything changes when a supernatural visitor announces to Mary that she will bear the Savior of the world!
This 1935 British film version of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic stars Sir Seymour Hicks as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who scoffs at the yuletide spirit around him. But on Christmas Eve, he embarks on a journey led by three spirits who convince him to mend his ways and embrace the joys of Christmas.
After the loss of the family farm, the Thompsons head west for a fresh start. John’s struggle to provide for his family is bolstered by the childlike faith of his young son who, despite his new environment, inspires everyone he meets to consider the true meaning of Christmas. After a mysterious stagecoach rider visits in the dark hours of Christmas Eve, even John must believe that his troubles are temporary, and miracles do happen on Christmas.
It’s Christmas Eve in the suburbs of Chicago and a bored and disengaged taxi driver reluctantly accepts one more pickup. He soon begins to suspect that his passenger is planning to commit suicide. The cabbie prolongs the ride in an uncharacteristic attempt to connect and help. See how grace invades the hearts of both men in this powerful short film by Dallas Jenkins, director of What If…
Two DVDs on the life of George Frideric Handel.
From the makers of the award winning biblical dramas, Road to Emmaus and Come Follow Me, comes My Son, My Savior, a powerful portrayal of the life of Jesus as seen through the eyes of his mother, Mary.
The Chosen tells the story of the first Christmas through the eyes of a shepherd whose life of suffering and rejection changes when he and his fellow shepherds receive a miraculous revelation.
Upon being sent to live with her aunt in the small town of Doverville, 12-year-old Emma O Conner finds herself in the middle of a dog-fight with the Mayor and town dogcatcher. In order to strike down their no-dogs law, Emma must bring together a group of schoolmates, grown-ups and adorable dogs of all shapes and sizes in a spectacular holiday pageant. The 12 Dogs of Christmas is a fun, heartwarming story featuring a diverse canine cast of over 101 pooches, perfect for all those who love dogs, kids and Christmas.
This is a full theatrical production that has played worldwide to outstanding reviews and enthusiastic audiences. Here is the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, dramatized with careful attention to historical and cultural detail while at the same time remaining faithful to the Scriptural accounts.
Julia is a widow with two young daughters who loses her job just days before Christmas. When a banker comes to inform her that she is about to lose her home, he crashes his car in a snowstorm and she allows him into her home to wait out the storm. Starring Olivia Newton-John and Gregory Harrison.
Anne Heche stars as a recently divorced mom who wants her two kids’ first Christmas without dad to be perfect. An entertaining but unfortunate series of Christmas Eve mishaps ensures that won’t happen—unless perfect means the family has its most memorable and heartwarming Christmas ever.(CC)
It's the Christmas season, but Christy Byrne hasn't felt much joy since his wife died. When business brings him and his two children from Nova Scotia to New York City, his all-work attitude causes a fallout. Meanwhile, Catherine O'Meara is finding her "Look Up" project for a Manhattan art museum personally challenging. The project urges New Yorkers to look upward and experience the holidays in a new way—a difficult notion for a woman struggling through her third Christmas since losing her husband to cancer. (CC)
If teenaged Ethan and his younger sister Hallie put every toy in Macy's on their Christmas list, it still wouldn't include what they want most. They want a miracle—they want their divorced parents back together. With lots of humor, heart, and yuletide sparkle, All I Want For Christmas is all you could want in a family film treat.
Avonlea Christmas, a Road to Avonlea movie, pays tribute to the indomitable Hetty King. Always the focal point of town opinion as well as the town's leading educator, Hetty collapses with an unexpected health crisis during the holiday season. When she is hospitalized, feeling homesick and alone, she begins to reevaluate her relationships and her accomplishments in life. Avonlea Christmas touches on the frailty of life and the importance of relationships. It deals with the age-old dilemma of following one's heart or adhering to tradition.