Risen

With Easter almost here, let’s take a look at a recent film centered around the resurrection itself. Risen follows Clavius, an officer in the Roman army who is ordered by… Read More

The Prince of Egypt

This animated classic from 1998 tells the well-known story of Moses leading the Hebrews out of Egypt. As an infant, Moses escapes the ordered killing of newborns when his mother… Read More

Molokai

Molokai tells the true story of Father Damien, a 19th century priest who, after an outbreak of leprosy on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, travels to the island to administer… 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

Finding Neverland

Last month we looked at The Man Who Invented Christmas, which told the story of Charles Dickens as he wrote A Christmas Carol. This week we look at another film… 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

The Learning Tree

This 1969 film follows Newt Winger (Kyle Johnson), a Black teenager growing up in Kansas in the 1920s. Throughout the film, as he encounters and experiences several tragic events that… Read More

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a drama based on a true story. Inspired by a science book, 13-year-old William Kamkwamba builds a wind turbine to save his Malawian… Read More

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

If you have teenage children, you really ought to watch this movie together as a family. They likely only know Mr. Rogers through pop culture references or Eddie Murphy’s return… Read More

It’s A Wonderful Life

Seasonal favorite about the joys and trials of a good man (James Stewart) who, facing financial ruin on the eve of Christmas, contemplates suicide until his guardian angel (Henry Travers)… 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