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  • The Powerful Prophetic Message of ‘Woodlawn’

    By Annelie on 06 November 2015 in with No Comments

    The Powerful Prophetic Message of ‘Woodlawn’ ‘Woodlawn’ is a must-see film. (Facebook) 6:00AM EST 11/5/2015 J. Lee Grady I rarely endorse films, and I don’t get any benefit from movie companies if I do. But I loved the movie Woodlawn so much that I am telling everybody to see it before it leaves the local Cineplex. You will want to buy the DVD too, even if you aren’t a fan of high school football. Woodlawn is the most unapologetically Christian film I’ve ever seen because it maintains an artful quality without ever becoming cheesy. American audiences are starved for films with positive messages that reinforce Christian faith instead of mocking it, and Hollywood has noticed that faith-based movies are...

    22
    Oct
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  • Hollywood Director ‘Absolutely Stunned’ by What Happened…

    By Annelie on 22 October 2015 in with No Comments

    Hollywood Director ‘Absolutely Stunned’ by What Happened to Hundreds of Teens Right After They Saw His New Film Posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Hollywood director Jon Erwin is “absolutely stunned” by the reaction to his new film “Woodlawn,” saying that he’s seen hundreds of teenagers flock to the front of church sanctuaries to accept Jesus and commit themselves to spreading love in their schools and communities. For the rest of the story… For the original story… See More Christian Film News

    19
    Oct
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  • Christian Box Office: Woodlawn Proves It’s A Movement, Not Just A Movie

    By Annelie on 19 October 2015 in with No Comments

    Christian Box Office: Woodlawn Proves It’s A Movement, Not Just A Movie Christian Box Office: Woodlawn Proves It’s A Movement, Not Just A Movie Posted: Monday, October 19, 2015 The real life story of the Woodlawn (Birmingham, Ala.) football team hit theaters with a roar on Friday, picking up the ball that other like-minded films have been carrying for the last several months via a $4.1 million opening weekend. While War Room has been the most successful this year, the onslaught of Christian films including 90 Minutes In Heaven and Captive has now been continued by the Erwin Brothers’ film. Combining football, family, and faith in a powerful story, Woodlawn has already had a profound impact on audiences around the...

    15
    Oct
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  • Revival is Already Happening ~ Kids are Choosing Jesus ~ Find out Why

    By Annelie on 15 October 2015 in with No Comments

    Revival is Already Happening ~ Kids are Choosing Jesus ~ Find out Why Revival is already happening and it’s a result of Prayer and the movie ‘Woodlawn‘, which is based on an earlier great awakening event that happened to a particular community. Is there another Great Awakening already happening? ‘Woodlawn‘ comes out in theaters 10/16/2015 and it’s a movie you DO NOT want to miss.  Find out more about what’s already happening below: Make plans to see ‘Woodlawn‘ and bring your friends. This is a movie that you can bring all your friends to, whether they are Christians or not. It’s time for us, as a people to pray as never before for revival! See More Christian Film News

    25
    Sep
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  • Filmmaker Stephen Kendrick on the shocking success of ‘War Room’

    By Annelie on 25 September 2015 in with No Comments

    Q&A: Filmmaker Stephen Kendrick on the shocking success of ‘War Room’ and the critics who trashed it Photo by David Whitlow/Courtesy AFFIRM Films/Provident Films Stephen Kendrick, Gary Wheeler and Alex Kendrick pose on set in Concord, N.C. while filming “War Room.” by Michael Foust | 24 September, 2015 ALBANY, Ga. (Christian Examiner) — Producer Stephen Kendrick says he and his brother Alex didn’t get into the movie business to make No. 1 films. No, they got into it to see lives changes. This year they’ve achieved both. Their latest movie “War Room” opened at No. 2 on its first weekend before climbing to No. 1 on its second weekend – a rare achievement in an industry in which films...

    23
    Sep
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  • “Moms’ Night Out” Director Andy Erwin: “Woodlawn Was Always The Goal”

    By Annelie on 23 September 2015 in with No Comments

    “Moms’ Night Out” Director Andy Erwin: “Woodlawn Was Always The Goal” Moms’ Night Out” Director Andy Erwin: “Woodlawn Was Always The Goal” By Jacob Sahms Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Andy and Jon Erwin started working behind the camera early on, filming football games for the University of Alabama. Soon, ESPN had them covering the NBA, NFL, and the X Games, but in 2002, they left to begin their own video production company. After making award-winning music videos for the likes of Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, Switchfoot, Skillet, and Montgomery Gentry, they began to work on feature-length films like October Baby and Moms’ Night Out. Now, just weeks before the debut of their latest film Woodlawn, ChristianCinema.com caught up with...

    16
    Sep
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  • Christian Cinema On the Cloud With Aspera

    By Annelie on 16 September 2015 in with No Comments

    Christian Cinema On the Cloud With Aspera By Jared Geesey, Vice President, Christian Cinema September 15, 2015 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—Christian Cinema is a Christian film marketing and direct-to-consumer distribution company. We started out selling DVDs of Christian-oriented and family-friendly films in 1999 and with ChristianCinema.com we have entered the digital on-demand arena, streaming movies directly to customers’ TVs, mobile devices and computers. We’re now the largest distributor of Christian movies online, and we run our entire platform in the cloud. ChristianCinema.com is currently working with our distributors to upload our stock of approximately 4,000 DVDs to our site for streaming. Our distributors send movie files anywhere from 8 GB up to 120 GB. They’re not files you want to...

    14
    Sep
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  • Movies About Heaven, Near Death Experience “Can Harm Christian Theology”

    By Annelie on 14 September 2015 in with No Comments

    Christian Professor Warns: Movies About Heaven, Near Death Experience “Can Harm Christian Theology” (Photo: Courtesy of Penguin Random House) Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight is the professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois, and author of “The Heaven Promise: Engaging the Bible’s Truth About Life to Come” which releases on October 6, 2015. By Benge Nsenduluka , CP Reporter September 13, 2015|10:41 am Christian films continue to dominate at the box office thanks to a growing consumer appetite for faith-based entertainment, but one Christian professor says that a particular theme of Christian films and books, namely those about Heaven and the afterlife, could potentially...

    30
    Aug
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  • The Key Bible Verse That Directly Impacts How These Hollywood Filmmakers Produce Movies

    By Annelie on 30 August 2015 in with No Comments

    The Key Bible Verse That Directly Impacts How These Hollywood Filmmakers Produce Movies Listen Now Aug. 28, 2015 11:36am Billy Hallowell The Kendrick brothers were among the first filmmakers to carve out a coveted space in the Christian movie world, producing well-known faith films like “Flywheel,” “Courageous,” “Fireproof” and “Facing the Giants.” And now Alex and Stephen Kendrick are back with “War Room,” a feature film that they say will teach audiences about the power of “prayer and repentance,” while also showing “ people how to fight in prayer.” The brothers believe that part of their success has been rooted in the fact that they spend a great deal of time between films — which, to date, have all advanced biblical...

    20
    Aug
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  • Kendrick Brothers Want Us To Begin Our Battles With Prayer

    By Annelie on 20 August 2015 in with No Comments

    Kendrick Brothers Want Us To Begin Our Battles With Prayer Kendrick Brothers Want Us To Begin Our Battles With Prayer By Jacob SahmsPosted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 ChristianCinema.com caught up with Alex and Stephen Kendrick in the midst of their whirlwind travel tour to promote their latest Christian film, War Room. The Kendricks have struck gold with Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous. Their latest film centers on the Jordans, a successful power couple who are losing their connection to each other and their teenage daughter, and find a saving grace in the person of Miss Clara, an older woman who teaches them what it means to pray. Read more…   Check out the recent ‘Anna’s Heart‘ on revival...

    05
    Aug
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  • Exclusive Interview: ‘War Room’ Filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick

    By Annelie on 05 August 2015 in with No Comments

    Exclusive Interview: ‘War Room’ Filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick Discuss Upcoming Film, and Why Prayer is Crucial to the Survival of the Church Christian filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick (Fireproof, Courageous, Facing the Giants, Flywheel) talks to The Gospel Herald about War Room The Movie, the highly-anticipated fifth film will debut in theaters nationwide on August 28, 2015. (War Room The Movie) By Leah Marieann Klett (news@gospelherald.com) Aug 04, 2015 12:45 PM EDT Producers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, best known for their award-winning films Courageous and Fireproof, fervently believe that prayer is a powerful weapon that can transform even the most broken marriages, families, and countries. The brothers are so convinced of the desperate need for prayer in today’s culture,...

    21
    Jul
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  • LGBT Activists Warn Public Not to Watch Ray Comfort’s New Movie

    By Annelie on 21 July 2015 in with No Comments

    LGBT Activists Warn Public Not to Watch Ray Comfort’s New Movie on Homosexuality Ray Comfort’s film “Audacity” (YouTube) 2:00PM EDT 7/20/2015 Melany Ethridge Despite the message of love that permeates Living Waters Publications’ newest film, Audacity, LGBT activists are warning others away from watching it, giving it poor online reviews with comments such as “avoid at all costs.” For the film’s executive producer Ray Comfort, however, this is music to his ears. “This is the best thing that could have happened. It’s not even out yet and they are telling people not to watch it. That’s going to make them want to watch it to see how any movie could possibly be that bad; and they are going to get a...

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