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The Promise—Keeping Hope Alive

The Promise—Keeping Hope Alive

Seeing refugees flee their war-torn countries such as in Syria, we realize this tragic displacement of peoples happens over and over again through history. Many flee, but many are massacred simply for being who they are. Why, in the case of the Armenian Genocide, did it take one hundred years before the story was told? "The Promise" is a step toward correcting the silence.
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The Heart of Nuba - Authentically Lived Christianity

The Heart of Nuba - Authentically Lived Christianity

Did you know there is an ongoing genocide perpetrated by President Omar Al-Bashir upon the mountain people of southeastern Sudan? This relatively unreported atrocity persists for the 1 million residents of the Nuba Mountains. "The Heart of Nuba," a new documentary film, tells the story of the region's one doctor and his efforts to bring healing and love to the Nuba people.
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The Shack - A Poetic Retreat

The Shack - A Poetic Retreat

The movie, "The Shack," based on the best-selling novel by William P. Young, provides a cinematic retreat for the audience. In two hours it invites the viewer to go deep, to examine one’s life, relationships, and struggles with faith. As Tim McGraw, who plays Mack’s friend and pastor, Willie, in the film, says, this story “impacts viscerally.” One cannot but be moved by such a profoundly impactful film. The movie draws each viewer into the emotion-laden experience of the characters...
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A Man Called Ove - Life is Worth LIving

A Man Called Ove - Life is Worth LIving

Meet Ove (Rolf Lassgard), a middle-aged curmudgeon who growls at the neighborhood dogs and hisses at the stray cat that hangs out at his door.  He sees himself as the neighborhood’s rule enforcer much to the frustration of said neighbors. But the man behind the delightful Swedish comedic-drama “A Man Called Ove,” hides a deep pain. Cancer took his wife recently and he daily brings flowers to her grave, sitting and talking with her, which includes complaining about his unru...
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