Genre Archives: Biography

The First American

June 4, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Winner of the Jury Award, this documentary film, The First American, created by Newt and Callista Gingrich explore the life and legacy of George Washington. This film was shot on location at Washington’s Mount Vernon, at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., and at historic [...]

The Man Who Invented Christmas

November 22, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

For as well known as is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, The Man Who Invented Christmas is an entirely new perspective on the Charles Dickens we mostly pictured in our minds as a stately older man. Dan Stevens brings this intriguing and marvelous character to life in a way we’ve probably not [...]

More than Rivals (Book)

May 16, 2016

Dove Approved for 18+

Based on real-life events, "More Than Rivals: The Story of a Championship Game and a Friendship that Moved a Town Beyond Black and White" deftly demonstrates the struggles small towns faced during desegregation by shedding light on a little-known story from that time period. Author Ken Abraham [...]

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

October 7, 2016
"The Birth of a Nation" is a period film based on the story of Nat Turner, a man who led a slave-driven rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia in 1831. The film features strong acting, particularly from Nate Parker as Nat, Armie Hammer as Samuel Turner, and Aja Naomi King as Cherry, the woman [...]