In 1818, when Joseph Mohr is assigned to be the new assistant priest in Oberndorf, a small Austrian town near Salzburg, the young man is full of ideas and ideals. But his passion to bring the church closer to the common people sets him on a collison course with his new superior Father Noestler. As Mohr’s initial successes start to crumble and his efforts backfire on him, he loses all hope and faces a trial of faith. The night before Christmas, Mohr has to decide if he will accept defeat and leave Oberndorf or embrace the true significance of the Holy Night.
Bounchan’s story, as well as the story of God’s sustaining hand through his 13 years in prison, is told in BOUNCHAN, a 5-minute video presentation from The Voice of the Martyrs. This video will open your eyes to the reality of persecution against Christians while moving you to pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters. The Bounchan DVD is part of VOM’s 2012 IDOP Church Resource Kit.
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Flame in the Wind is set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition and is a gripping drama of heroic Christian faith. Carlos, an earnest young nobleman, faces a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; but the Scriptures offer Christ and salvation from sin and with these, torture and death. This film vividly portrays the conflict between following the Bible and following religious tradition.
Harry’s War is the comedy/drama about a man who had finally had enough. Harry Johnson (a quiet, obedient postman played by Edward Herrmann) handles his tax problems like any sane patriotic American…he declares war on the Internal Revenue Service. It isn’t for hate of paying taxes, but love of and defense for his “Aunt” Beverly (played by 1986 Oscar Winner Geraldine Page), who is being unjustly harassed by the IRS.
Harry’s defensive spirit refuses to be broken. The hilarious antics that Harry chooses to fight the huge bureaucracy of government becomes an effective weapon with the powerful American T.V. media and his courage becomes an additional means for bringing his family back together. Harry’s War ends with a dramatic climax you won’t soon forget. (Summary by LDSFilm.com)
Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Widow Eliza Wyatt is desperate. The bank is about to foreclose on Wyatt Orchard, and she must bring in the harvest before she loses everything. She’s hoping for a miracle. Is down-on-his-luck veteran Gabe Harper the answer to her prayers?
For Rey, Korina, Marcus, and Anthony, the city is all they’ve ever known. But Pastor Gunn and his kids ministry try to change that—bringing them to a ranch where they learn about adventure, dreams, and friendship. But gang members still want revenge. Is the hope of redemption enough to lure them away from the streets forever?
The Bells of St. Mary’s is a 1945 American film which tells the story of a priest and a nun at a school who set out, despite their good-natured rivalry, to save the school from being shut down.
The year is 1525. Michael and Margaretha Sattler have fled their religious orders. Their quest: restore the church to the purity of its early days when communities of believers practiced peace, compassion and sacrificial love.
Impoverished Fanny Price, aged ten, is sent by her mother to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. (Description by IMDB)
More than seven years prior to the events in the novel, Anne Elliot falls in love with a handsome young naval officer named Frederick Wentworth, who is intelligent and ambitious, but poor. Sir Walter, Anne’s father and lord of the family estate of Kellynch, and her older sister Elizabeth are dissatisfied with her choice, maintaining that he is not distinguished enough for their family. Her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in place of Anne’s deceased mother, persuades her to break off the match.
Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson, and Shane Fuller are confident and focused. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood.
Juarez was born by the providence of God to establish religious freedom and the sovereignty of Mexico, freeing it from any European nation. This video documents his life and struggle to give freedom to Mexico.
PG-13. Matthew Modine delivers one of his finest performances in this gripping courtroom thriller based on the best-selling novel by Robert Whitlow. Modine stars as “Mac” McClain, an emotionally crippled attorney who’s lost his faith in God and himself. That’s when Mac reluctantly decides to take on one last case: a young man (Randy Wayne, To Save A Life), facing the death penalty for first-degree murder. But nothing can prepare Mac for the startling twists and turns of the ensuing trial, as the determined lawyer fights for justice and seeks a path to his own redemption. Approx. 90 minutes.
(Description from IMDB) As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out is that for every tragedy, there is a multitude of miracles.
The inspirational true story of forgiveness.
The peaceful Amish community of Nickel Mines is forever changed when a gunman senselessly takes the lives of five girls in a schoolhouse shooting before taking his own life.