Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated

DVD Release: June 25, 2013
Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated
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Synopsis

When Nazi forces invaded Holland in 1940 and began rounding up Jews, Corrie ten Boom, her sister Betsie, and their elderly father risked their lives to save as many as possible. A hidden room was secretly built in their home where the oppressed Jews took refuge until a Gestapo raid put an end to their operation. “Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated” recounts this unforgettable story for a new generation.

Dove Review

The persecution of the Jewish people began in earnest in the Netherlands in 1940. The ten Boom family was devoted to the Christian life and lived by the Bible’s commands. Ben D. Ketting is your host as he takes you on a detailed account of Corrie’s life. Pam Rosewell Moore was Corrie’s long-time personal assistant. Her interviews are heart wrenching and encouraging.

This is a fascinating story of the ten Boom family hiding Jews in their home, which became a safe haven for many over the years. You’ll see fascinating footage of their home in the Netherlands and the hidden room they had built. Corrie was close to her father and sister Betsie; Corrie describes their experiences after they were arrested and separated. She lived in a prison built for 200 but that housed 700. She had been able to sneak her Bible in and held two Bible lessons a day. She was beaten often in prison, and she lost her father, brother and her sister while there. Her release was truly a miracle.

Corrie’s own words reveal the astounding story of her forgiveness of the man who turned in her family and of a prison guard from the camp as well. The last chapter in her life clearly shows she continued to serve God. This film receives our “Faith-Friendly” Seal for all ages. Corrie’s story will amaze the whole family.

Content Description

Sex: None
Language: None
Violence: Arrested because of faith; discussions about being in the concentration camp, prisons, beatings and gas chambers, but not visually offensive.
Drugs: None
Nudity: None
Other: Discussion regarding loss of parent and siblings.

Info

Company: Gateway Films / Vision Video
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 55 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Caryn Toering