Learn about a little-known American heroine in this fascinating true story! Inspired by actual events during the Revolutionary War, Sybil Ludington follows the journey of Colonel Henry Ludington's 16-year-old daughter, who dodged danger and enemy troops to ride 40 rain soaked miles on horseback to save the American colonies from British rule.
The heroic story of a 19-year-old woman whose saintly visions lead her to unite France against its English invaders. Five hundred years after she is burned at the stake for heresy, she is declared a saint and revered by the country she saved. Starring Leelee Sobieski, Chad Willett, Jacqueline Bisset, Powers Boothe, Olympia Dukakis, Neil Patrick Harris, Robert Loggia, Maximilian Schell, Peter Strauss, Shirley MacLaine, and Peter O'Toole.
In this 14-program television series, Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton Society, discusses the life and works of G.K. Chesterton, one of the modern Catholicism's most famous and prolific authors. Chesterton, a great defender of the common man, the family and the Catholic faith, wrote profoundly on all the important subjects — religion, politics, history, literature, art, economics, philosophy, sociology.
Francis became a missionary to the farthest reaches of the world. He saved pearl divers, stood off pirates, and quested with a mysterious samurai warrior in search of hidden treasure. This animated story captures the spirit of a daring man in amazing adventures of courage and faith.
This stirring drama is based on the life of Florence Nightingale, an aristocratic woman who defied Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. Starring Jaclyn Smith, Claire Bloom, Timothy Dalton and Jeremy Brett.
With outstanding animation, this program accurately portrays the story of Our Lady's appearances to the three children in 1917. From the angel's appearance to the Miracle of the Sun, the full story is so captivatingly presented that young viewers will want to watch it again and again.
An EWTN Classic Documentary narrated by Ricardo Montalban gives true global perspective to our Blessed Mother's dramatic appearance, now almost 90 years ago, to three young Portuguese children. Historical footage from World War I and II, and news clips of "the day the sun danced" on the Fatima countryside in October 1917 are interwoven with excerpts from the timeless Warner Brothers' film, and interviews with eye-witnesses to the miracles which occurred during the Virgin Mary's apparitions.
This 2-DVD Collector's Edition of Dale Evans: Beyond the Happy Trails interviews family and friends who celebrate the life of Dale Evans and Roy Rogers and their influence on American culture.
Bishop Barron is on a new journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church's most influential people. CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players is a multi-part film series that illumines a handful of saints, artists, mystics, and scholars who not only shaped the life of the Church but changed the course of civilization.
Young Ben-Hur and Messala were the best of friends. They loved to race chariots. One day, Messala had to leave Jerusalem and his Jewish friend to study in Rome and become a Roman officer. When Messala came back, the boyhood friends were now men, but friends no longer.
Ben Kingsley, Brenda Blethyn, and Hannah Taylor Gordon star in the stirring tale of one of the most influential young women of the 20th century. Anne Frank goes beyond the story you already know and paints the true portrait of Anne both before and after she went into hiding. Get to know the high-spirited and popular girl before the war, and experience the challenges of the brave people who risked their lives trying to keep her safe. Anne Frank also explores the enduring mystery of who betrayed the Frank family and reveals what happened next. Viewer discretion advised (violence and nudity).
You probably already know that George Washington Carver invented peanut butter. Did you know he was one of the world's foremost experts in horticulture? He almost single-handedly reinvented land management in the South following the ravages of too much cotton and tobacco farming. He was so brilliant that Henry Ford and Thomas Edison tried to hire him, but he said no. Do you know why?
In wartime Holland, Corrie ten Boom and her family of watchmakers quietly sheltered Jews in their small house—until Nazis discovered the "hiding place" and arrested them all. This is the gripping, true story of Corrie and her sister's endurance in the horrors of the Ravensbruck death camp, and their sure hope that God is the true hiding place.Starring, Julie Harris and Jeannette Clift.
As a young politician Wilberforce dedicated his life to the seemingly impossible task of the abolition of slavery in 18th-century Britain. Finally, after decades of struggle, his cause prevailed. Using an extensive collection of original printings and historical art to tell his story, this video shows the difference committed believers can make in combating social ills.
Here is an amazing story of hope from the horrific massacre at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, where many innocent lives were lost. One of those was Rachel Joy Scott, mercilessly murdered for her faith in God.
Everybody knows the story of Santa Claus, the red–suited figure who lives at the North Pole and distributes gifts to good children every Christmas eve. But is there any historical evidence on which this jolly old character is based? Was there a real Santa Claus? To answer that question, host Mark Wilson, a distinguished historian and archeologist travels not to the North Pole but to modern day Turkey and Italy. There he uncovers clues that lead to the truth about the man behind the legend.
The story of Roger Williams, who founded the state of Rhode Island and the Baptist movement in America.
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.
Newton’s Grace is the true story of a real “Prodigal Son,” the story of miraculous forgiveness and change that lies behind the powerful words of one of the world’s most beloved hymns.
Windborne Productions is pleased to present this one-hour documentary on one of the most significant spiritual leaders of our generation, Henri Nouwen. A Roman Catholic priest, University of Notre Dame, Yale and Harvard professor, author and social activist, Nouwen possessed a unique insight into the human condition. Through his many books, which continue to be widely popular, Nouwen wrote passionately and eloquently about our human frailty and brokenness, while identifying and addressing the spiritual needs of today.