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AJ Michalka is Thrilled to Honor God in Grace Unplugged

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by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor of Film Reviews Amanda (AJ) Michalka stars in the new Christian film, Grace Unplugged, playing a young Christian woman named Gracie Trey who rebels against her father and his ideas for her role in the worship services at church. She decides to join her father’s old manager, play country music […]

Jeremy Williams Interview

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SEASON OF A LIFETIME Available on DVD from Word Entertainment on August 27, 2013 The film SEASON OF A LIFETIME tells the true and inspiring story of high school football coach, Jeremy Williams, who, after being stricken with ALS, was determined to fight through one last season.  That season was 2010, and over the course […]

Papa Joe Bradford Inspires Unconditional Movie/DVD Release

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by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor of Film Reviews The film, Unconditional, which received our Dove “Family-Approved” Seal, is based in part on the life of Papa Joe Bradford. He spoke with us recently and his enthusiasm sparkled. The DVD was released on March 5. Dove: Can you tell us a bit about your background? Papa […]

The Bancroft Brothers, Former Disney Animators, Talk With Dove

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by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor of Film Reviews Tom and Tony Bancroft are both former Disney animators.  They have a lot in common in addition to being twin brothers and animators. Tom currently resides in Nashville and spoke with us shortly before his brother did. With the new Blu-ray release of Disney’s Mulan and Mulan […]

Actress Georgiana Jianu Hones Her Craft in Dove Approved Film

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by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor (film reviews) The Dove Foundation had the pleasure of interviewing Romanian actress Georgiana Jianu, who plays a major role in the film Believe: The Misfit Pawn. Georgiana believes she is still developing her craft but gives an impressive performance in the movie. The synopsis of the movie states: “A middle-aged […]

Michael Robert Wolf: Bridge Builder of Faith

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by Edwin L. Carpenter, Film Review Editor Michael Robert Wolf, the writer and director of The Sound of the Spirit (a Dove “Family-Approved” movie) recently was interviewed by us and had some interesting comments for our Dove readers. His film, about a young Messianic Jew who is taken in by her Jewish uncle, is a […]

John Grooters, writer, producer, director of “The Frontier Boys”

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John Grooters is founder and president of Grooters Productions, a full service HD media production facility with graphics, music, editorial, acquisition, and creative services. He recently launched Ferocious Films, a distribution company for media entertainment dedicated to releasing God-and-family-honoring content of the highest quality. He’s one busy and creative person, limited only by the number of […]

Shirley Mowat Tucker Talks About Her Novel, Diamonds in the Dust

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By Edwin L. Carpenter Shirley Mowat Tucker, the author of the powerful book, Diamonds in the Dust, recently spoke with The Dove Foundation by phone from her home in South Africa. Dove: The book you wrote included a lot of the pain and hardship you went through in dealing with the abuse of children. At […]

Jon Erwin & Gianna Jessen: OCTOBER BABY

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Jon Erwin, writer/director OCTOBER BABY Jon Erwin and his brother Andy are fist-time feature filmmakers. They cut their teeth in the business by writing, producing and directing award-winning music videos.  I talked with Jon about this new project, OCTOBER BABY which will be in theaters beginning Friday, March 23rd. Dove: I understand that you were […]