One of history’s greatest examples of the triumph of spiritual power over violence and oppression is vividly recounted in Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism, a documentary film that poignantly captures the intricate role played by John Paul in the collapse of communism and the liberation of Central and Eastern Europe.
Auschwitz, 1941. One of the prisoners, Jan, escapes from the German concentration camp while working at a gravel pit. Thanks to the help of good-hearted people he finds shelter. There Jan hears tragic news about ten random inmates sentenced to death starvation by Nazis in a bunker as a punishment for his escape. One among the convicts is Fr. Maximillian Kolbe, a Franciscan priest who volunteered to die in place of one of the inmates.
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. This story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father. Rated PG-13.
For young Joanne, an American living with her grandparents (including Rosemary Harris) in Holland, the war seems worlds away. But when the Germans start crossing over the border, and her mother is killed in Rotterdam, Joanne is thrown headlong into the restrictions and rules of Nazi occupation.
Louis Zamperini: Captured by Grace tells the story of life after returning home a hero. Through the power of the Gospel—and his experience at the 1949 Billy Graham Crusade in Los Angeles — Zamperini overcame alcoholism, night terrors and a failing marriage to live a full and joyous Christ-centered life.
In 16th-century England, the corrupt King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) betrays the Roman Catholic Church to divorce his wife and marry his latest conquest Anne Boleyn (Vanessa Redgrave). Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield) is then forced to choose between his principles and duty to his heretical king, who has begun executing the treasonous with increasing frequency. The historically profound battle of ideals also involves Cardinal Wolsey (Orson Welles), Thomas Cromwell (Leo McKern), and More's valiant wife (Wendy Hiller).
March to Freedom is the chronicle of a struggle 400 years in the making. From the first African slaves in the colonies to today, the rights of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness have been tested throughout the history of America and are examined in this 14-part documentary series.
Billy Graham has been asking God for an opportunity to bring lasting hope to the entire nation. Through My Hope, this message has been shaking nations, drawing millions to the truth—a saving faith in Jesus Christ.
Have we lost our first and most important freedom? One Generation Away exposes how radical secularists are working to destroy your freedom of conscience. You will see why they want to take down the cross at the veteran's memorial in San Diego, muzzle military chaplains, and force a florist and cake baker to conform or pay the price of not participating in same-sex weddings. Get ready to see what we are losing and how we can reclaim our fundamental God-given rights again.
This thirteen program series from EWTN TV, featuring Dr. Scott Hahn and Jeff Cavins, walks through salvation history from Genesis to the Catholic Church using the chronological narrative of the Bible. In each session, Jeff Cavins gives the broad overview of Bible history by breaking the scriptures into 12 understandable periods. This portion of the program is followed by an in-depth discussion with Scott Hahn on a theme pertinent to the Bible period. his has been one of the most popular series ever featured on EWTN television.
Perfect Sacrifice, When Heaven comes to Earth - This celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is an incomparable, astonishing and remarkable time. For at this moment Eternity reaches into the present and Heaven literally comes to Earth.
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...
In WWII Holland, Corrie ten Boom leads a secret resistance army of untrained university students who navigate a deadly labyrinth of hijackings, rescue missions, and underground networks to save and transport over 880 Jewish people in their panicked exodus from death. Watch this harrowing true tale of ordinary students who dare to resist one of history’s cruelest tyrants, risk their lives for total strangers, and prove that a handful of devoted young people can change the course of history.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ralied his followers on the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in the face of violent opposition, an event that became a milestone victory for the civil rights movement. Starring David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey, and Tom Wilkinson, Selma tells the true story of courage and hope that changed the world forever.
A hillbilly sharpshooter becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI when he single-handedly attacks and captures a German position using the same strategy as in turkey shoot.
There is evidence that the Shroud, venerated in France as early as 1350, is the Shroud we see today preserved in Turin, Italy. This program presents the places, the written evidence, the changes of ownership, the various expositions and the first 1898 photograph that changed everything — and brought the Holy Shroud into the realm of modern science and to worldwide attention for the very first time.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the most beloved family film of all time! Rodgers & Hammerstein’s cinematic treasure stars the incomparable Julie Andrews as Maria, the warmhearted young woman who brings joy and music to Captain von Trapp(Christopher Plummer) and his children. Experience this magnificent movie musical filled with unforgettable songs, including “Do-Re-Mi,” “My Favorite Things” and “The Sound of Music.”
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.