Genre Archives: Documentary

Hard Corps

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"Hard Corps" may shock some viewers as they learn just how many women are trafficked in the porno and prostitution arenas. This documentary does a solid job in that there are clips of filmmakers interviewing a lot of people in the business to clearly show that many of the women have a background of [...]

Gardening with Soul

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
Sister Loyola is a wonderful, charming woman who, in this documentary, discusses her life as a nun and her love of gardening. In her conversation she talks about her family and their reaction to her decision to become a nun. She reveals her strong opinions about the church and its issues. We meet [...]

The Vetters: All We Needed

June 14, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Vetters: All We Needed" is a powerful and inspirational documentary about the Vetter family. It shows how the now-grown siblings remember their father John and how he kept the six children together following their mother's sudden death. The children went on to set records in cross country and [...]

The Lying Machine

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
Make no mistake about it: this docu-drama, "The Lying Machine," will draw strong opinions from those who view it. It deals with where our country is today as far as following Christian principles, the views of leaders, and about the laws of our land. It clearly is meant to encourage Christians to [...]

Duck Dreams: The Duck Dynasty Story

January 20, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Duck Dreams: The Duck Dynasty Story" is a documentary about the Robertson family who are stars of the popular show. There are comment from fans, community members, producers of the show and childhood friends. It describes interesting family members' backgrounds and how the family, no matter the [...]

Ink 180

October 2, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Ink 180" is a powerful documentary about Chris Baker, a man who helps former gang members and prostitutes get rid of or cover up their old tattoos which reflect their old lives. Chris is an amazing man who does this work for free. In fact, 75 percent of his business is free and he charges for the [...]

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 [...]