Nightjohn

“Words are freedom.” Sarny is a young girl growing up as a slave on a Southern plantation in the 1830’s. Though life is rough, she feels fortunate to be chosen… Read More

Duma

When the young South African boy Xan finds an orphaned baby cheetah, he decides to raise it, calling it Duma. When the cat becomes too old to continue raising on… Read More

Breakthrough

It’s always refreshing to see characters pray earnestly to God, reminding us of the relationship He wants with us. And the prayers said in this week’s film are all the… Read More

Newsies

Here’s an underdog musical drama with a number of catchy songs from the songwriters behind other Disney classics, such as Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast. In New York City,… Read More

Fly Away Home

When her mother dies, 13-year-old Amy (a young Anna Paquin) moves from New Zealand to Canada to live with her father (Jeff Daniels), an eccentric sculptor and inventor. After such… Read More

The Young Messiah

With Easter on the horizon, here’s a film that takes us back to Jesus’s day. The Bible says almost nothing about Jesus’s early youth other than being found in the… Read More

The Wind Rises

Studio Ghibli is best known for its fantastical adventure stories, but in this week’s film we take a look at something different from them, as they dramatize the life of… Read More

The Straight Story

Alvin Straight is 73 and in poor health. When he gets a call that his older brother has had a stroke, he decides he must pay him a visit. Ten… Read More

Lilies of the Field

“Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not… Read More

Unbroken

Here’s another film more appropriate for older viewers. With the Olympic games currently underway in Japan, here’s a true story about an Olympic runner in Japan… albeit under very different… Read More

Harriet

When the slave Araminta Ross decides to make a run for it before being auctioned to a new owner in 1840s Maryland, she barely escapes with her life. Finding freedom… Read More