The heroic Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who rebelled against the evil of Nazi Germany and vehemently opposed Hitler during World War 2, could have kept his peace and saved his life on several occasions but instead paid the ultimate price for his convictions.
For generations the name Albert Schweitzer has been synonymous with hands-on compassion and the power of Christ-like sacrifice. Now director Gavin Miller presents a landmark drama about the legendary Christian medical missionary.
Come Before Winter tells the true story of two longtime foes of Adolf Hitler: propagandist Sefton Delmer and Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, two men who helped bring an end to the Third Reich.
On October 8, 1944, a 37-year-old Italian priest named Father Placido Cortese exits the Basilica of St. Antonio in Padua and gets into a waiting car which then drives away. He is never seen again. Through extraordinary eyewitness accounts and official records, we learn about the young priest's abduction by the Gestapo and of his refusal, in the face of brutal torture, to name his collaborators to save hundreds of lives.
A look at the accomplishments of this remarkable 100-plus-year-old man.
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.
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?
During World War II the residents of a remote region of France resisted the Nazis and their collaborators thus saving the lives of thousands of Jews and other refugees. Hear the heroic stories of bravery and mercy from those who were there.
Navajo Code Talkers of WWII provides viewers with highly personal insights from a group of Native American war heroes regarding their service on behalf of the United States and the Navajo Nation.
Narrated by Stuart Burgess, this inspiring docu-drama features animated maps, original war-time film footage and insightful interviews. All new reenactment scenes dramatically bring to life the emotion of the famous Dunkirk evacuation, which was code named "Operation Dynamo."
Overlord: A Mighty Host looks back seventy years on the greatest military operation in history when 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of northern France. This awesome military event is examined from the point of view of those who survived that extraordinary conflict.
In the harsh winter of 1942, Russian troops fight to hold off the advancing German Army at Stalingrad. In his frozen foxhole, German staff physician and Protestant pastor, Kurt Reuber, creates a simple charcoal drawing of the Virgin Mary and the Christ child. At the bottom of the drawing he writes an inscription, “Licht, Leben, Liebe” (“Light, Life, Love”). This documentary tells the story of the Stalingrad Madonna and how it continues to serve as a motivation for reconciliation between nations.
We Were There captures the voices of America’s greatest generation, as they share their stories of duty, service, and responsibility during World War II. While the tumultuous global events of the early 1940’s provide the backdrop for this film, it is the men and women recalling their personal stories who take center stage. The lives and experiences of these veterans from every branch of the service quickly become the heart of this riveting independent documentary. Color and B&W.
On a rainy night in a concentration camp, a ruthless Nazi general is forced to plead with a condemned Jewish doctor to save his dying son. With nothing left to lose, the doctor refuses to aid his hated enemies. But when he is offered his freedom in exchange, he is faced with an unthinkable moral dilemma. The Desperate offers a provocative reflection on the relationship between justice and mercy and serves as a powerful analogy of God’s sacrificial grace.
Set includes: Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated, Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace, The Hiding Place, Hidden in Silence, The Reckoning, We Were There, Heroes: Saving Jewish Lives from the Nazis, and Making Choices. As seen in Citizen Magazine - Cit0517
Includes Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace, Overlord: A Mighty Host, The Reckoning, Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated, Hidden in Silence, Making Choices, The Scarlet and the Black, and The Hiding Place.