Writer/ Director Chris Dowling and Actor David DeSanctis speak with The Dove Foundation about “Where Hope Grows”,


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Senior Film Reviewer – The Dove Foundation Where Hope Grows is a faith-based film opening May 15, and it features strong directing from Writer/Director Chris Dowling, as well as a powerful performance from David DeSanctis, who plays a character with Down Syndrome named “Produce”, because he works in the produce section […]

Kirk Cameron Celebrates by Saving Christmas


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Senior Film Reviewer Kirk Cameron, the well-known actor who first became famous years ago on the TV comedy series, Growing Pains, and has gone on to make big-time Christian films such as Fireproof  and Unstoppable, recently spoke with us about his latest release, Saving Christmas. It is scheduled to open November […]

Father and Son Team Up To Make Family-Approved Film


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Senior Reviewer – The Dove Foundation Mark Knudsen and his son, Daniel, recently teamed up to make “Creed of Gold”, a Dove “Family-Approved” movie. Mark wrote the script and helped with on-set support while Daniel directed the film.  Both father and son spoke with us recently by phone. Dove: How did […]

Actress Kelly Greyson, Starring in “Alone, Yet Not Alone”

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Alone Yet Not Alone tells the riveting true story of a family at a critical juncture in our nation’s history. It is an amazing story of survival through faith. Fleeing religious persecution in Germany in the 1750’s, the Leininger family seeks a new start in America. In a terrifying raid, Delaware warriors kidnap the two young Leininger daughters and attempt to indoctrinate them into native culture. The eldest, Barbara makes a daring escape, pursued by her captors through wild and dangerous terrain. Will Barbara ever see her sister again? The movie opens in select cities on June 13, 2014.

Kevin Sizemore Shines in “A Christmas Tree Miracle”


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Film Reviews Editor Kevin Sizemore has been making movies for a long time now. His first stint was as a basketball player in Matlock. Kevin spoke with us at The Dove Foundation recently and told us that two of his biggest thrills were working with the late Andy Griffith and also Dick […]

AJ Michalka is Thrilled to Honor God in Grace Unplugged

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by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor of Film Reviews Amanda (AJ) Michalka stars in the new Christian film, Grace Unplugged, playing a young Christian woman named Gracie Trey who rebels against her father and his ideas for her role in the worship services at church. She decides to join her father’s old manager, play country music […]

Jeremy Williams Interview


SEASON OF A LIFETIME Available on DVD from Word Entertainment on August 27, 2013 The film SEASON OF A LIFETIME tells the true and inspiring story of high school football coach, Jeremy Williams, who, after being stricken with ALS, was determined to fight through one last season.  That season was 2010, and over the course […]

Papa Joe Bradford Inspires Unconditional Movie/DVD Release


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor of Film Reviews The film, Unconditional, which received our Dove “Family-Approved” Seal, is based in part on the life of Papa Joe Bradford. He spoke with us recently and his enthusiasm sparkled. The DVD was released on March 5. Dove: Can you tell us a bit about your background? Papa […]