Genre Archives: Documentary

Chonda Pierce: Laughing in the Dark

October 27, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Chonda Pierce: Laughing in the Dark" is a funny, tear-jerking, wonderful documentary about the No. 1 female stand-up comic of all time --Chonda Pierce. In this film, she says that she deflects her pain with comedy, and she sure is funny when she does! The film features several clips of her [...]

Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown – Season 1

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
This wonderful series features host Jack Hanna, who has traveled the world to see many different animals. From his base camp at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, each episode in this season (22 total) is a countdown of his special trips, and he talks about the many animals he saw, zoos he visited, and [...]

Sea Rescue: Season 1

Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Sea Rescue" is a wonderful educational series that takes the viewer on journeys to California, Florida and South Africa, among other places, to rescue marine animals in harm's way. Members from SeaWorld, their rescue teams and other volunteers, including some doctors, do their part to help whales, [...]

A Beautiful Planet

April 29, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"A Beautiful Planet" is an awe-inspiring documentary. It features breathtaking shots of Earth from the vantage point of space as three astronauts (an American, a female Russian, and an Italian) travel together for six months at a rate of 17,500 mph. With her soothing voice, Jennifer Lawrence [...]

How Do You Like Me Now?

June 24, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"How Do You Like Me Now?" is a biblically based documentary on a topic that has divided families and brought tears. Joe Dallas, author of "When Homosexuality Hits Home," is a former homosexual who now offers hope to families who learn that a son, daughter, brother, sister, or other loved one is [...]

Right Footed

June 16, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Right Footed" is the story of an amazing woman, Jessica Cox, who was born without arms but grew up and learned how to eat and lead a pretty normal life with her right foot, as she eventually became a pilot, earned a black belt, and got married. She says she got her determined attitude from her [...]

Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields

February 26, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Ground Operations" is an eye-opening documentary into the lives of veterans who have returned from their tours of battle. Many veterans talk of their return home, including their feelings and the hardship of transitioning from combat to home life. Unless you have been in combat or have a family [...]

The Neighborhood

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"The Neighborhood" is a powerful and gripping documentary about former gang members who are pastors today! Tommy Cota, former prisoner, is now the pastor of Hope Alive Church in Santa Ana, Calif. In addition to his story, former gang members David Zamora, David Trujillo, and Jose Hernandez all talk [...]

The Principle

December 8, 2015
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Principle" is a fascinating documentary, utilizing animation, interviews with scientific experts, and a history of the greats, such as Copernicus and Einstein. It focuses on the science of the Earth and explores the possibility of a Creator, a grand designer. It quotes several scientists and [...]

The Free Speech Apocalypse

November 5, 2015
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"The Free Speech Apocalypse" is an explosive documentary that deals with hot topics in today's ever-changing world and society. Doug Wilson, described as a pastor, writer, blogger, guitar player and grandpa, makes an appearance at a college to give a speech. He talks about the well-known [...]