Genre Archives: Documentary

Roadmap Genesis

January 6, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Roadmap Genesis" is an inspiring film that offers hope to people everywhere via God's Word, particularly the book of Genesis. The documentary begins with people being surveyed and responding to what the word "genesis" means. The answers vary, from "Phil Collins" to "Moses" to "the SECOND book of [...]

Rockin the Wall

September 1, 2010
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
This documentary does a good job showing archival footage and the mindset of the era when there was demand for the Iron Curtain to come down. The documentary focuses on the music of the time and various rock groups' attempts at being a voice for the removal of the Berlin Wall. We see how people's [...]

The Messenger of the Truth

March 3, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Messenger of the Truth" is a powerful and compelling documentary about a life that touched a nation. Father Jerzy Popieluszko spoke about freedom and inspired the people of Poland to take a non-violent stand against the oppressive Communist regime of the 1980s. Despite knowing his life was in [...]

Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project

December 20, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project" is a remarkable movie about remarkable people. The people of Detroit—construction workers, coaches, politicians, people from churches, people from all backgrounds—become involved to improve Cody Rouge in 2014. People help remodel a home for young [...]

The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns" is a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at five young women who must discern if they are truly called to be nuns. The emotions they experience, along with the frustrations, are seen plainly in the three episodes. Episode 1 shows the five young women—Eseni, 23; [...]

Beyond Sight

March 7, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This is an inspiring movie about an incredible young man named Derek Rabelo. He is now a famous surfer, but he was born blind. When his pregnant, unwed mother learned of the imminent birth, she considered an abortion but she and Derek's dad, Ernesto, decided to have Derek. They lived for God and [...]

Little Hope Was Arson

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Little Hope Was Arson" is an amazing documentary about forgiveness. It powerfully shows that good can come out of difficult and tragic circumstances, even through the ten church fires that took place in East Texas in 2010. The documentary does a thorough job speaking with family members of Jason [...]

God the Father

October 31, 2014
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"God The Father" is a chilling insider account of life in the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate. But, if that was the whole story, then it wouldn't qualify as Faith-based. What distinguishes this from other mobster movies is that it is told first-person from one of the mob captains in the Colombo family [...]

The Drop Box

March 3, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"The Drop Box" is an incredible movie experience about an amazing man and an amazing mission to rescue abandoned babies. Pastor Jong-rak Lee helped save a baby with a severe disability, Eun-man, a baby who became his son. From then on he made his baby "drop box" available for mothers who don't [...]

Separation of Church and State?

October 1, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Every family in America needs to see "Separation of Church and State?" Host Dave Miller, Ph.D., does a commendable job exploring our country's founding and what our forefathers truly intended when it came to church and state. He uses quotations from those involved in the groundwork of the [...]