This outstanding new documentary film just produced in Europe gives an excellent overview into the life, thought and work of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, formerly Archbishop of Buenos Aires and now Pope Francis.
Unbroken is the inspiring and true story of American World War II hero Louis Zamperini. This powerful film was produced and directed by Angelina Jolie. It’s the story of stamina and courage in the face of unbelievable human cruelty. Louis Zamperini: who survives in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, and was sent to a series of prisoner of war camps.
An in-depth look at what makes Tim Tebow the popular and polarizing figure today, Tim Tebow: On a Mission chronicles how his hard work and faith have guided him to collegiate success and sports stardom. From being born on a mission through his astonishing playoff run and trade to New York, the film explores his life through insightful interviews and rare footage few have ever seen.
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.
As a dedicated follower of Christ, Peter spreads the message of the Christians across the land, often staying only one step ahead of those determined to persecute him. But on the road to Damascus, Peter comes face-to-face with a stranger who shows him the only way - he must put himself on the cross in order to bring peace to Rome.
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.
This is the true story of a young virgin’s ultimate act of love. On her deathbed, eleven year old Maria Goretti forgave Alessandro Serenelli, the man who mortally stabbed her because she resisted his attempted rape. Alessandro was sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering Maria. After eight years in jail he had no remorse. But eventually he converted after Maria miraculously appeared to him in a dream.
Flavio Insinna stars as John (Don) Bosco, the great priest and educator of youth from the tough streets of Turin, Italy. Beautifully filmed in Italy, this movie dramatizes the many challenges that Don Bosco had to overcome from his childhood through founding his religious order, the Salesians, for helping educate boys. His faith, creative imagination and profound charity shine through in this wonderful film.
This EWTN original docu-drama, filmed on location in Spain, Mexico, and California, presents the life and heroic missionary activity of Blessed Junipero Serra. Each episode of this beautiful miniseries combines insightful commentary from noted historians and experts with dramatized recreations of scenes from the life of this Catholic blessed who played such a foundational role in the evangelization of the Americas. Although his famous expedition from Mexico to California was filled with trials and hardships, Blessed Junipero Serra was determined to go “ever forward, never back.”
Seelos: Tireless Intercessor is the true story that chronicles the heroic and miraculous life of a young immigrant priest, Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (1819-1867). This Redemptorist missionary was beatified by Pope John Paul II in the Solemn Jubilee Year 2000.
This new docu-drama on the life and miracles of St. Francis is based on the official writings of Brother Thomas Celano, a close companion and friar with St. Francis who spent many years with the saint.
Here is a major dramatic feature film on the entire life of the famous stigmatic monk, now a saint, Padre Pio (1887-1968). This movie captures the Capuchin friar’s intense faith and devotion, his deep spiritual concern for others, and his great compassion for the sick and suffering.
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.
The decrepit streets of one of the largest crime-ridden estates in Ireland might seem to be an odd location to choose for a monastery, but for the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, it's the perfect place for their mission to flourish.
She was a humble girl from an ordinary Jewish family. Yet Mary came to be exalted as the Daughter of Zion, the Mother of God, and the Queen of heaven. All because this simple girl said a simple word: Yes. Follow Mary's extraordinary journey on location in Israel, Turkey and Greece with popular Catholic author and speaker Stephen Ray as your guide. Together you'll travel the dusty paths that took Mary to the heart of the salvation story. Discovering the Mary of the Bible will help you to know and love her Son.
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.
Honored for his legendary success as a coach and greatly admired by all who knew him, John Wooden demonstrated what it means to live a Christian life. He never considered himself an evangelist, but he certainly knew how to honestly express his faith in a humble and humorous way. This captivating biography provides a view of not only his remarkable career in the world of sports, but also a behind-the-scenes look at his personal life and the values upon which he built it.
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.
This exciting film features stunning 3D computerized animations of Middle Earth, a host of illustrations by the Brothers Hildebrandt, rare archive footage of the author himself and in-depth analysis by leading Tolkien scholars from around the world.
This is the amazing story of Sister Pascalina Lehnert (1894-1983) who was the personal confidant and secretary to Pope Pius XII for 40 years, when he was the Papal Nuncio in Germany, and then after for his whole Pontificate. The Pope had great confidence in her wisdom, energy and loyalty, and she became known as "the most powerful woman in the history of the Vatican."
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.