Genre Archives: Documentary

In Search of Francis of Assisi

January 2, 2017
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"In Search of Francis of Assisi" is a vivid and uplifting portrait of the man in the title, a holy man who was kind, not to mention well-loved. He made the comment, "Preach the gospel by your deeds." He was born in 1182 and died in 1226. He was only 44 years old when he passed away. There were many [...]

Seasons

February 20, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Seasons" is a French documentary with English subtitles that tells the story of the changes of the earth through animals over thousands of years. It starts with the bitter cold of the animals in the snow-laden earth, then to new beginnings of the melting ice and crashing of ice cliffs into the [...]

Drive Thru History: The Gospels

June 21, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Drive Thru History: The Gospels" is an exciting series which presents the gospels via the narration of Dave Stotts and through video of his travels in the Holy Land. He drives a lot in his jeep (which he calls Steve McQueen) and Stotts points out various locations and shares background and [...]

Babies: A Miracle

May 9, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Watching babies is always fun. As you view these cute, sweet babies and toddlers as they eat, laugh, and play in this film, it puts a smile on your face and joy in your heart. Throughout the film there are many quotes given about the connection to babies most of us have, such as "Little feet make [...]

Is Genesis History?

February 23, 2017
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Is Genesis History?" is a very-informative documentary, definitely not dry but very interesting to watch. Various experts and scientists defend the Biblical account of Genesis by giving lessons in history and discovered evidence which matches the Bible. Every topic from dinosaurs to Noah's flood [...]

The Bowden Dynasty: A Story of Faith, Family and Football

January 8, 2017
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Bowden Dynasty: A Story of Faith, Family and Football?" is a surefire winner of a film! This documentary chronicles the story of Coach Bobby Bowden who guided the Florida State Seminoles to a winning streak seldom seen. They won nine consecutive ACC Championships in 14 years, 11 bowl games and [...]

Story of God with Morgan Freeman

January 10, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
The "Story of God with Morgan Freeman" features six episodes which examine the various religions of the world and their beliefs. In the episode titled "Miracles," Morgan Freeman explores Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism. He centers on miracles and shares the story of how, when he was 16 years [...]

Facing Darkness

March 30, 2017
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Facing Darkness" is an inspiring film about the Ebola crisis in Liberia in 2014, and ultimately, the victory that prevailed over it. Featuring Franklin Graham and two people that faced a death sentence—Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol—and given medical treatment until a cure was found, this [...]

Father Unknown

March 29, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Nobody knows this guy, but there is much more to the plot than just the title. This is based on a true story that was captured on a phone camera as it happened. David and his father, Urban, travel to Switzerland to reconnect with their roots. Urban had been put in an orphanage when he was little, [...]

Rich Mullins: A Ragamuffin’s Legacy

November 1, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Rich Mullins: A Ragamuffin’s Legacy" is an inspiring documentary about a young man who lived for God and lived life to the fullest. This documentary not only features Rich Mullins, but also the band whom Rich referred to as the "Ragamuffins." It reveals how the life of one man can make a [...]