Family Movie Nights

To help families spend time together and share common experiences, The Leadership Institute provides recommendations for Family Movie Night. Each week, a new movie recommendation and explanation is available for your consideration. Enjoy the show!

Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace tells the true story of the British politician William Wilberforce’s historic efforts to abolish the slave trade in the British Empire. As a devout member of the Church… Read More
A Man For All Seasons
A Man for All Seasons tells the true story of Sir Thomas More (played by Paul Scofield). A highly accomplished and respected lawyer, author, and statesman, More serves as the… Read More
A Hidden Life
“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.” (Colossians 3:2-3) A Hidden Life tells the… Read More
Selma
Selma chronicles the 1965 protest marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, for voting rights. The film depicts the difficulties and challenges those protesting for change faced. (This movie does include violent… Read More
Joyeux Noel
Intensely moving World War I tale of soldiers — Scottish, French and German — who spontaneously agree to a cease-fire on the Western front on Christmas Eve as they hear… Read More
Hidden Figures
Now here is a movie my family will watch over and over. At a little more than two hours, it’s long, but it never feels that way. Katherine Johnson (Taraji… Read More
First Man
Since we knew a lunar eclipse was coming on Sunday, we decided to sit down for First Man, Damien Chazelle’s fact-based movie about the legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong. It tracks… Read More