True, American Heroes/Heroines Movies/TV
Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performances Studies), entertainment editor, interviewer, publicist reviews top redemptive, family movies & TV for content and artistry for a range of viewers to understand more about American history so that we never forget! (https://dianehoward.com/) Refine
Redemptive Movies/TV Based on True Stories that Present the Power of Good Role Models, Legacy- Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performances Studies),movie editor, interviewer, publicist reviews top redemptive, family movies & TV for content and artistry to promote the best for a range of viewers for Good, eternal difference in our world (See https://dianehoward.com/)
Dr. Diane Howard recommends top recent redemptive, family movies for libraries (personal, home, educational, churches, and public). Diane Howard, Ph.D. (Performances Studies is a movie editor, interviewer, and publicist for the best in redemptive, family movies & TV for content and artistry to promote what is excellent for a range of viewers for good, eternal difference in our world. (See https://dianehoward.com/)
Happy New Year to my Friends! As ongoing gifts to you I continue to screen and recommend the best in artistry and content in redemptive movies and media. May we all pursue what is best. May we enjoy the good, uplifting gifts our Lord gives us in all aspects of our world. Warmly, Diane Howard, https://www.imdb.com/user/ur8306785/lists?ref_=ttls_otl_sm
Victor Marx was abused, left for dead at five. His young life was marked by trauma, rejection, and unimaginable pain. He nearly took his own life due to post-traumatic stress and the suppressed issues that stemmed from his childhood. As a young Marine, tragedy turned into triumph when he was healed from his past through faith in Jesus Christ. Victor and wife Eileen founded All Things Possible Ministries that works globally to free children from abuse, trauma.
The focus of this magazine is on Christian Missions and Ministries, as well as Redemptive Media and Movies. It is a joint effort between interviewer/ journalist Dr. Diane Howard and designer/illustrator David Ray Skinner to share the Gospel’s redemptive message that is currently being woven into Christian outreach work, movies, and entertainment today. Together we stay on the frontlines keeping the magazine updated with the latest developments. See what is new on this site.
In an exclusive interview with Movieguide®, Caleb Holloway gave a powerful, moving, heartfelt retelling of what he experienced in the real explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a Gulf Coast oil rig. Caleb’s depicted as a key character in the movie DEEPWATER HORIZON and is portrayed by Dylan O’Brien. The movie also stars Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell.
What is the effect of seeing concrete examples of everyman, everywoman heroes, heroines in movies? These movies not only depict external obstacles that the everyman, everywoman heroes, heroines overcome, but also the internal struggles, development, growth of their character. The movies that present such heroic individuals as role models in their struggles to answer questions about themselves/others, make significant decisions, overcome personal or cultural barriers, contribute to society...
This is a fascinating documentary about the significance of the life of George Washington. Newt Gingrich says the following about Washington: he is central to understanding America's founding and that he was the crucial ﬁgure in winning the American Revolution, in creating the Constitution, and in establishing the precedents for effective self-government as our ﬁrst president.
From my exclusive interview with Andrew Erwin: DH: Why is this movie timely? AE: There is a resurging hunger for hope. A growing desire is developing to move from what is dire, negative, and pessimistic toward what is redemptive and eternal. DH: How is the redemptive, Christian, faith-based movie industry developing? AE: There is a growing acceptance in mainstream media and bigger platforms for redemptive movies because of the growing interest in audiences for redemptive, family media.
This Walt Disney drama is inspired by Native American, Squanto. He is captured in the New World by sailors who take him back to England. After a daring escape, Squanto ends up in the company of kind monks, who offer him sanctuary and teach him their ways. He is amazed at his new friends’ willingness to endure for him. He further learns that hate is vicious, unproductive. He learns the values of patience, finding good in people, serving God not greed, and laying down one’s life for others.
Dr. Diane Howard serves film, television, digital platforms with a wide range of experience, training in performance, production. With a background as a published scholar and author, she is also a frontline journalist of depth and breadth. She is especially known for live, exclusive interviews with leading figures in redemptive movies and other performance media. She writes for the best Redemptive, Family magazines and publicizes the top Redemptive, Family movies on leading social media sites.
This action-packed, inspirational movie is due in theaters Dec. 25, 2021. It is the amazing story of Kurt Warner and his determinatin and perseverance to play football with the NFL. Kurt ended up playing in the NFL for 12 seasons, mostly with the St. Louis Rams and the Arizona Cardinals. ALthough he was an undrafted free agent he became a two-time Most Valuable Player and Super Bowl MVP. His amazing story is regarded as one of the greatest stories in NFL history.
A documentary exploring faith, passion and how hope emerges from tragedy, Ends of the Earth weaves together true stories of Mission Aviation Fellowship pilots - past and present - who strive with missionaries and local believers to take the gospel to the most remote places on Earth.
This incredibly powerful movie is available Fall of 2021 as part of the Faith Content Network available to churches without fees (licensing, hosting...), to theaters as Fathom Events, on streaming and more. This film explores the extraordinary 20-year journey of missionaries Dave and Karen Eubank. The film follows them, their three young children, and Free Burma Rangers as they venture into war zones where they are fighting to bring hope.
COLORS OF CHARACTER: An Artist’s Journey to Redemption is the extraordinary journey of prolific artist Steve Skipper. He, as a role model, has broken down racist walls in fine art. Steve became a Christian, when he was a member of a Birmingham, Alabama street gang. His life was transformed. Focused on faith and painting, Skipper gained notoriety in the sports world for his meticulous artistic style of super-realism. Skipper continued painting the stories of the Civil Rights movement.
This is interesting history. It is an overview of the whole Lewis and Clark team with good cinematography and nature photography. It is from the point of view of Sacagawea. The self-sufficiency of those on the Lewis and Clark team is amazing. This documentary is inspiring and heart-warming.
Jim Thorpe was truly an All-American athlete, who was outstanding in many sports. Tragically, his goal became his own celebrity which led to to the loss of everything dear and important to him. Fortunately, he found his way back to his initial dream that was far more fulfilling than celebrity. This is a fascinating movie with Burt Lancaster performing well the story of Jim Thorpe. This classic movie remains timely and universal.
Apollo 11 is an amazing real-life documentary of NASA’s first moon landing with astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins. The cinematography is spectacular with its newly released original footage. It is an educational and inspiring movie for the whole family.
This gripping film is about the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. This redemptive movie focuses on the real-life heroes and heroines in this disaster and includes prayer and divine provisions in the midst of danger. It is about sacrificial love and service for colleagues. This movie is rated PG-13 and is appropriate for teens through adults.