See Shirley Temple in her first color feature, The Little Princess (1939). DVD includes three of Shirley's early shorts: Dona's Dunking Donuts (1933), Merrily Yours (1933), and Pardon My Pups (1934).
From the producers of The Road to Emmaus comes an exciting new biblical drama: Come Follow Me dramatizes the relationship between Jesus and the Apostle Peter. From the day Peter heard the call his name to the post resurrection conversation in which Jesus charges Peter to “feed his sheep,” This short film beautifully illustrates Peter's transformation from fearful denier to the bold leader of the early church. This program is also a way to introduce friends to the gospel message. starring Bruce Marchiano as Jesus and Emilio Doorgasingh as Peter.
The amazing and inspiring life of St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo (1786 –1842) is beautifully depicted in this full-length feature film. Joseph was the firstborn of twelve children. Struggles with his own health and schooling made him an unlikely candidate to become one who would bring relief and healing to thousands.
Follow Daniel Boone as he leads thirty settlers and their families from North Carolina to Kentucky where they face menacing Indians and renegade bandits. This 1936 production stars George O’Brien as Daniel Boone.
Bruce Bennett stars as Daniel Boone, who leads settlers into Kentucky to build a new frontier. There they must battle hostile Shawnee Indians who have been persuaded by a renegade Frenchman that Boone and the settlers are there to kill them and steal their land.
Here is the Lenten and 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."
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story shows how she served New York's poor and became a voice for the voiceless. The film shows Dorothy’s struggle as she establishes the Catholic Worker movement and commits herself to a lifetime of peacemaking, battling for justice, and hands-on service to the poor.
Based on a true story. After the tragic death of her husband, Mary Walker falls into a spiral of suicidal depression and subsequently loses custody of her two boys. Through the intervention of a caring Christian therapist (played by Bruce Marchiano), Mary regains her faith, experiences emotional healing, and finds the strength to fight a skeptical bureaucracy for custody of her children.
Steven Lane was captive to pornography for as long as he can remember. His parents divorced and later his mother married a minister of a local church. This stepfather introduced Steve to pornographic magazines. Before long Steve was hopelessly entangled in the porno web. A cascade of challenging circumstances and an encounter with God jolted Steve to free himself once and for all from his obsession with pornography.
What would it take to break a man who refuses to be broken — a man who knows no fear and whose total confidence was in himself? Martial arts champion Raul Ries was weaned on anger and fueled by rage — a destructive path that led him to the brink of the murder-suicide of his family and himself. But on the darkest night of his life, Someone intervened. The man who refused to show weakness faces Someone so powerful that he is finally broken and taken from...Fury to Freedom.
A collection of heartwarming Christmas films from a bygone era.
The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian dramas and documentaries produced throughout the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. In 1945 Father James Keller, M.M., established a non-denominational Christian organization called The Christophers to be a positive influence and pro-active force in the post-war world. The Christopher Films were intended to foster political honesty, business integrity, and compassion for the sick and the poor, and to be generally relevant to all faiths.
The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian dramas and documentaries produced throughout the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. The GFA Family Films Collection features films by Entrepreneur Sam Hersh who founded Family Films in 1946 to create spiritually driven entertainment for the entire family. Top Hollywood talent enhances these four inspired short films created between 1951 and 1961.
In 1946 Loyola University commissioned veteran B-movie filmmaker John T. Coyle to assemble a pool of accomplished Hollywood actors and technicians to produce a series of 16 mini-movies based on Biblical scripture. These inspired films have long been considered lost. Gospel Films Archive has uncovered eight Loyola Films thus far.
John Palmer, an American Christian visiting the UK comes across a suicidal British atheist who is about to throw himself off a bridge. Will John convince the man to turn to Christ and live or will John be overcome by his own weaknesses and doubts? Staring Bruce Marchiano (The Encounter) and Richard Brimblecombe (For Love's Sake).
This story deals with the later stages of Handel's life, leading up to the composing of his masterpiece "Messiah." During his early years in London, Handel had enjoyed the King's patronage and people flocked to the theatres to see his operas. But soon fashionable society turned against him. Plagued by financial worries and ill health and abandoned by almost everyone except those closest to him, Handel shut himself away and worked day and night on "Messiah."
There is life after the storm. A young man's perspective is challenged when he learns that his estranged father is dying. Now he must face the truth before his bitterness destroys him. Featuring Antoine McKay (Empire) and Mimi Sagadin, (Return to the Hiding Place)
Some prayers are best left unanswered. This light-hearted romp will make you laugh and touch your heart as Betsy learns the truth about unanswered prayers and her own perception of God.
The made-for-television version of Johanna Spyri's family classic Heidi (Jennifer Edwards), a young orphan girl, is sent to live with her grandfather (Michael Redgrave) in the beautiful Swiss Alps. The gruff and bitter old man views Heidi at first as an ill-mannered child and an unwanted responsibility, but he soon becomes quite attached to her.
Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages—an Abbess and woman of God, a visionary, naturalist, playwright, political moralist, and composer. Born in 1098, she was beset by the most extraordinary religious visions from the age of eight-visions which she wrote down, painted, dramatized, and set to music. This substantial legacy of her visionary writings and songs are unique for their mystic power and beauty. They serve as some of the most radiant and illuminating accounts of religious experience ever.
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.