Genre Archives: Documentary

Heaven in Sight: The Peter Jackson Story

March 19, 2013
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
This documentary is the story of Peter Jackson, a brilliant pianist blind since age 2 when measles ruined his optic nerves. His blindness was a blow to the family, and he ended up taken away by Social Services and seeing his mother only once in several years. Attending school and learning to [...]

Hanged on a Twisted Cross

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, caught in the Nazi war machine, was 39 years old when he was executed just before WWII ended. This man of God, who fought the Nazis through his preaching and underground work saving Jews, went to his death submissive to the will of God. Ed Asner narrates this compelling and [...]

Gladys Aylward: The Small Woman With A Great God

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Gladys Aylward was a small in stature but she had a big mission from God given to her the day she welcomed Him into her life. This is her story told in her own words and those of Carol Purves, who wrote a biography of Aylward's life. This is an inspirational journey through her travels to China, [...]

Gift Of Hope: The Tony Melendez Story

June 26, 2001
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Tony Melendez amazes people all over the world, and in this DVD he tells his life story. He is a great man with a great voice who plays the guitar despite being born without arms. He describes how God blessed him by giving him a special gift instead of arms. Tony's testimony is a wonderful [...]

Finding Hope In Recovery

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
Drug and alcohol addiction is a relevant issue in our current culture. Substance addiction, though an uncomfortable subject to discuss, is an important topic that needs to be addressed so individuals and communities can understand and provide help to those who suffer from it. "Finding Hope in [...]

Father Placido Cortese: The Courage of Silence

June 4, 2013
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
Father Placido Cortese was an unexpected hero in Italy during World War II. He could have chosen a simpler ministry of praying safely behind the walls of his church, remaining oblivious to the rising Nazi regime. Had he done this, his name would not be remembered today and the hundreds of men and [...]

Father Clemente Vismara: One Life is Not Enough

June 18, 2008
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It is not often that someone sacrifices every comfort for the sake of devoted service to the less fortunate, but that is exactly what Father Clemente Vismara chose to do with his life. A 20th-century Catholic missionary to what was formerly Burma but is now Myanmar, Father Vismara set out to share [...]

The Fanny Crosby Story

January 28, 2003
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Every Sunday many people around the world sing hymns. This is a documentary about Fanny Crosby, the woman who became blind as an infant but used her other senses to live a normal life. She is best known for writing the verses for many hymns we know today. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, who [...]

Every Day Counts: The Chris Lass Story

December 29, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Chris Lass is a musician with a heart and faith like no one else. He is a favorite in the Gospel music world in Germany. This DVD tells of his life and the challenges he has had to face. One thing stands out: his faith in God is still strong and he shows this through his music and his actions in [...]

Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction

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"Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction" is a documentary from which everyone can glean something! It is inspiring because it reveals a man who stood for his convictions, wouldn't run on Sundays, and yet captured a gold medal in the 1924 Olympics in Paris in Scotland's first gold medal win. It is [...]