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  • ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ Producer Asks Atheists Why They’re Offended

    By Annelie on 23 March 2016 in with No Comments

    ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ Producer Asks Atheists Why They’re Offended by Movie If Christian Persecution Isn’t Real (Photo: Pure Flix Entertainment) “God’s Not Dead 2” will be released in theaters on April 1, 2016. By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter March 18, 2016|2:40 pm   David A.R. White, the actor and producer behind the upcoming “God’s Not Dead 2” film, has responded to accusations that the movie is full of so-called fake Christian persecution, by asking atheists why they are “so offended” by it if they feel it’s not real. “It’s an interesting thing, because, if it wasn’t real, why do they get so offended by it? I don’t think it would annoy people if it wasn’t true,”...

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    Mar
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  • Early church welcomed persecution because it led to growth

    By Annelie on 21 March 2016 in with No Comments

    Early church welcomed persecution because it led to growth Kyle Hooks Posted: March 18, 2016 I went with some friends to see the latest Christian movie in the theaters the other night. We sat in an air-conditioned building in large, comfortable, reclining chairs and watched a high-definition projected display while our brothers and sisters in other parts of the world sat in jail cells and torture chambers, or at least on a dirt floor hoping police don’t discover their church gathering. It strikes me as odd that in a country where movies appealing to “Christians” are cranked out several times a year, churches still struggle to grow. We’ve all heard the statistics about how Christianity is on the decline...

    18
    Mar
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  • Hollywood bids to win over Christians without alienating secular moviegoers

    By Annelie on 18 March 2016 in with No Comments

    Hollywood bids to win over Christians without alienating secular moviegoers Photo by: Chuck Zlotnick Kylie Rogers (left) and Jennifer Garner star in “Miracles From Heaven,” the latest Hollywood effort to cash in on the biblical genre. Critics say such films take too many liberties and miss the larger point of the Gospel. (Associated Press) By Bradford Richardson – The Washington Times – Thursday, March 17, 2016 Some Christians are asking themselves, what doth it profit a man to gain Hollywood but lose his own soul? Friday’s release of “Miracles From Heaven” is the latest in a trendy genre of faith-based films that critics compare to the proselytizing of the prosperity gospel.  In telling the story of a young, terminally...

    15
    Mar
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  • Miracles From Heaven: The Christian Film That Does Everything Right

    By Annelie on 15 March 2016 in with No Comments

    Miracles From Heaven: The Christian Film That Does Everything Right Kylie Rogers as Annabel Beam and Jennifer Garner as Christy Beam in ‘Miracles From Heaven.’ 4:00PM EDT 3/14/2016 DeWayne Hamby In the Bible, Christians are instructed to testify about the great things God has done, because they give Him glory while providing hope to those encountering similar circumstances. With that in mind, the newest faith-based film releasing during this Easter season shines bright at a time when so many in the world need that hope the most. Miracles From Heaven is the latest release from producers T.D. Jakes and DeVon Franklin (Heaven Is For Real), along with Joe Roth, telling the story of Christy Beam, the mother of pre-teen...

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  • Easter 2016 bringing a slew of Christian-themed movies

    By Annelie on 08 March 2016 in with No Comments

    Easter 2016 bringing a slew of Christian-themed movies (Columbia Pictures)Miracles From Heaven is released for Easter 2016 Lorraine Caballero 07 March, 2016 Easter 2016 is ushering in a slew of Christian-themed movies that take inspiration from both the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible. After the film “Risen” premiered in theaters, “The Young Messiah” will be released on Friday ahead of Easter 2016. The movie is produced by Chris Columbus, who directed the first two sequels of “Harry Potter.” “The Young Messiah” is based on Anne Rice’s novel that tells the story of a seven-year-old Jesus (Adam Greaves-Neal) who returns to Bethlehem and performs miracles. In the story, a Roman assassin, played by Sean Bean, follows Jesus,...

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  • ‘Risen’ takes its place among top-performing Christian movies of all-time

    By Annelie on 25 February 2016 in with No Comments

    ‘Risen’ takes its place among top-performing Christian movies of all-time In ‘Risen,’ Joseph Fiennes stars as a Roman official searching for the body of Jesus of Nazareth after it disappears following his crucifixion in Jerusalem. (Sony) By Greg Garrison February 24, 2016 The new movie “Risen,” starring Joseph Fiennes as a Roman official trying to find the body of the crucified Jesus, opened on Friday and has quickly taken its place in the top 20 best box-office performances of all-time among Christian movies. During the weekend of Feb. 19-21, “Risen” took in $11.8 million at the box office and scored a solid “A-” CinemaScore, according to the web site Boxofficemojo.com. That was one of the best opening weekends ever...

    11
    Feb
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  • Plugged In Announces Nominees for Best Christian Film

    By Annelie on 11 February 2016 in with No Comments

    Plugged In Announces Nominees for Best Christian Film   Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Which Christian film was your favorite in 2015? Plugged In wants your votes! Beyond the Mask: The leading mercenary for the British East India Company, Will Reynolds has just been double-crossed and now is on the run in the American Colonies. Working to redeem his name and win back the affections of the woman with whom he’s never been fully truthful, Will now hides behind a new mask in hopes of thwarting his former employer. As his past life closes in on him, Will must somehow gain the trust and the help of his beloved Charlotte – as well as Ben Franklin – while he...

    03
    Feb
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  • 2016 “Honor Your Father” Film Competition

    By Annelie on 03 February 2016 in with No Comments

    2016 “Honor Your Father” Film Competition Philip Telfer – President Media Talk 101 & Founder of CWFF with Stephen Kendrick FEBRUARY 5, 2016 Deadline 2016 “Honor Your Father” Film Submission Guidelines DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION HERE SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE QUICK FACTS: Registration for film submissions will open on January 7th, 2016. Film submission deadline is February 15th, 2016. Films must be submitted via digital download by this date. Film submission fees are $25 (per film) Films should be about 1-3 minutes in length. The winning Film will receive $2500. The 2016 Christian Worldview Film Festival and Filmmakers Guild will be held in San Antonio, March 14-19, 2016. For the Rest of the Details… See More Christian Film News

    02
    Feb
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  • The Top 13 Biggest Christian Movies of the Last 16 Years

    By Annelie on 02 February 2016 in with No Comments

    The Top 13 Biggest Christian Movies of the Last 16 Years February 21, 2016 By Parker Lee While they may not have the same broader appeal as films like “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Avatar,” or “Titanic,” Christian films have proven time and again that they have what it takes to go toe-to-toe at the ticket booth with the heavy hitters. While some films – like Russell Crowe’s “Noah” or Christian Bale’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings” – may draw from elements of the Bible, they’re regularly considered too distorted to fall under the Christian genre and are instead treated as “drama.” With that in mind, here’s the top-grossing baker’s dozen of the new millennium, according to Box Office Mojo… For the...

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  • ‘Born To Win’ Director ~ “Where Is God In Tragedy?”

    By Annelie on 26 January 2016 in with No Comments

    ‘Born To Win’ Director ~ “Where Is God In Tragedy?” “Born To Win” Director: “Where Is God In Tragedy?” Posted: Monday, January 25, 2016 By Jacob Sahms Frans Cronje, the director of Born to Win, hails from Cape Town, South Africa, where he has been making films since 2003. In 2006, his first feature, Faith Like Potatoes told the story of Angus Buchan, a real-life farmer; his film, Born to Win, tells the story of South African pastor Leon Terblanche and his turbulent coming to faith story in the face of tragedy and oppression. As Cronje prepared for the release of his film on home media, he chatted with Christian Cinema from Cape Town about what it meant to make films that shared...

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    Jan
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  • Pure Flix Entertainment & Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Enter Into Long Term Agreement

    By Annelie on 21 January 2016 in with No Comments

    Pure Flix Entertainment & Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Enter Into Long Term, Multi-year Distribution Agreement January 19, 2016 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Faith-based film company Pure Flix Entertainment (Pure Flix) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) announced today a long term, multi-year distribution services agreement.  Under the arrangement, UPHE will exclusively handle sales and distribution services for the Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-through and Video-on-Demand platforms of Pure Flix new release films as well as for its diverse catalog of titles across the U.S.  Pure Flix will oversee consumer marketing to support UPHE, and will continue to manage sales, marketing and distribution for the Christian Booksellers Association (CBA). The announcement was made today by Michael Scott, Partner, Pure Flix and John Morici, Managing...

    15
    Jan
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  • ChristianCinema.com Releases the Top 100 Best Selling Christian Films of 2015

    By Annelie on 15 January 2016 in with No Comments

    ChristianCinema.com Releases the Top 100 Best Selling Christian Films of 2015 Posted: Thursday, January 14, 2016 ChristianCinema.com, with the largest selection of Christian movies on Digital HD and DVD, released its annual top 100 bestselling Christian movies for 2015. The impact of Christian films continues to grow at the box office and in the home media market, as critics and audiences take notice. Here, fans of Christian and family movies can take a look at the top home entertainment titles on DVD and Digital of 2015, inviting them to check out those that they missed in theaters. Read about some of the top Christian films and then check out the ranking below! For the Rest of the Story… See...

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