Everyone has a unique father story. Positive or painful, it’s always personal and can deeply affect the core of our identities, direction of our lives. This is the Kendrick Brothers’ first documentary film. Featuring a range of amazing true stories, this captivating movie takes audiences of all ages on an inspiring, emotional cinematic journey. It provides a fresh perspective on the roles of fathers in today’s society and invites us to think about how we view our earthly fathers and God.
Faith Content Movies are prevailing in the ongoing Reformation of media through the Faith Content Network making new movies available to churches and through emerging independent studios. New alternative media and paradigms of production and distribution are growing to provide media, movies that align with Biblical Truth and are redemptive, uplifting... Whatever is true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, admirable— if anything is excellent or praiseworthy— think on these things. Philippians 4:8
The Water Man is a heartfelt, gripping, redemptive family (PG) movie. It has wonderful themes about the importance of hope, family, new beginnings and much more. The cinematography is stunning and the acting is outstanding. It is veteran actor David Oyelowo's directing debut and does not not disappoint. In the story young Gunner Boone sets out on a dangerous quest to find a mythical man who may be able to bring healing to his mother and finds something more important than health itself- Hope!
Blue Bloods, 11 seasons, is about a multi-generational family in law enforcement in NYC. The situations are contemporary, complex, gripping; but there is no salacious language and the family struggles to serve in honorable, legally right, and caring ways. The acting is outstanding. Frank Reagan is the Police Commissioner and patriarch of the Reagan clan of cops. Frank works to balance running the largest police force in the world and being a good father, grandfather. Suitability-teens-adults
“We carry with us, as human beings, not just the capacity to be kind, but the very choice of kindness.” says R.J. Palacio, the author of New York Times bestseller Wonder on which the movie by the same title is based. Wonder tells the inspiring, heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that have initially prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade.
In the Heights is a high-energy, American musical, dance film based on the stage musical by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also appears in the film. The musical and dance performances are stunning. It is a delightful family movie. It follows the stories of the dreams of members of a community on a corner in Washington Heights, New York City. This captivating, heart-grabbing movie has wonderful themes of love for others, community, and family.
In response to faith and prayers, young Colton Burpo survives his surgery, which the doctors say is a miracle. But Colton also slowly and beautifully shares details of his amazing experiences in Heaven during the surgery with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth, which he could not possibly know. Colton is performed by Connor Corum and his father by Greg Kinnear. This is a delightful, inspiring movie based on true events.
A Father’s Legacy is a timely, thought-provoking, inspirational story that looks at family, redemption, and loyalty as it follows a young man on the run after an armed robbery. Hiding from the law, he sets out to find the father he never knew. Venturing further away from the city streets, he finds himself at the secluded home of a stranger.. As the days pass and the secrets about their past are revealed, they learn that they may have been brought together for a reason.
Jose has signed a big soccer contract. He becomes a down-hearted man cooking in his brother's restaurant. After a waitress, Nina, comes in late, and is fired, Jose tries to befriend her, learning she is contemplating an abortion. He asks her if she'll consider adoption and offers to take the child. Jose lost his soccer contract, when he was involved in an accident which killed a little girl. However, Jose is able to find redemption, when he becomes a loving father to an adopted little girl.
GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN follows A.A. Milne’s personal development and that of his writings. Having served in World War I, A.A., is called Blue because he suffers from PTSD and tries to write a book on the evils of war. With writer’s block, he decides to move the family to the countryside. At one point, Blue and his young son, Billy, are all by themselves, which leads them to grow in their relationship. They take hikes, long walks, when they pretend that Billy’s teddy bear is in his own world.
FINDING NEMO is a beautiful, delightful animated adventure about a small clownfish in search of his son, who's been caught and put into a human fish tank. This movie has great heart, values, and cinematography. It has entertaining and comedic characters. Marlin, little clownfish Nemo's father goes to great lengths and through perilous adventures to find and rescue his son. Nemo has a stunted fin; but with the support of his family and friends learns to overcome his disability.
Amid life’s challenges, the movie based on a true story, I STILL BELIEVE, is a powerful reminder that in life’s storms, true hope can be found because is God is available to us, which is especially important in our suffering. I STILL BELIEVE is also an encouraging movie about the power of Love, how Love can change one life, and how one life can change the world. Gary Sinse plays an inspirational father in this movie.
In the new film Kingdom Men Rising, respected pastor, author and broadcaster, Dr. Tony Evans explores the biblical intentions of masculinity and encourages believing men everywhere to take up the mantle of God’s original purpose. This documentary film is an extension of two of Evans’ books, “Kingdom Man” and “No More Excuses.” Jonathan Pitts' interview is especially inspiring, since he lost his wife and is rearing their four daughters.
Ashes transform into beauty and pain is transformed into passion to help others in BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN. This compelling movie is based on a true story that shows real and powerful redemption. BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN is an amazing, heart-grabbing movie with scope and universal Truth about the authentic story of the convergence of a refugee’s escape, a prisoner’s promise, and a daughter’s painful secret. In this touching, hopeful movie, as three fathers fight to save their families.
I CAN ONLY IMAGINE is a heartfelt, uplifting film based on a true story that demonstrates the power of forgiveness and redemption between Bart and his one-time, abusive father. Performances are especially strong in this highly popular movie. This film tells the story behind the highly successful song by that same title. This engaging movie tells the amazing true story behind Christian band MercyMe’s iconic, history-making song I Can Only Imagine.
In the film, CONNECT, Kirk Cameron addresses concerns about the device that most of our children and grandchildren carry in their pockets and handle daily, their smartphones, that make people, especially young ones, more vulnerable to dangerous pressures of peers and to the evils of the world than ever. Cameron agrees that these dangers are real but also assures parents by his research and interviews with experts that parents’ relationships are key protections and safety nets.
MULLY is the incredible documentary of the life, work of Charles Mully, his devoted wife, and his biological children. They have worked to rescue, rehabilitate over 12,000 homeless, street children who live in Kenya so they could go back to their tribes as doctors, teachers, and other trained professionals to serve the ones who originally abandoned them. It is one of the most astonishing, inspiring true stories of rescue, rehabilitation of street children.