I Am (2011) – Tom Shadyac is the director who “had it all” and then had a wreck (and a near life experience) and realized he “had it all wrong.”
Soul Surfer (2011) – is a true story. A teen surfer, Bethany Hamilton, lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through
her sheer determination and unwavering faith.
A Rumor of Angels (2000) – An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
Joyeux Noel (2005) – On Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace in the trenches.
Saved by the Light (1995 for TV) – Dannion Brinkley’s true story. He was struck by lightening, died twice, and the profound revelations he received and how his life changed. Also available in book. Watch on YouTube Dannion Brinkley Sved by the Light
August Rush (2007) – August Rush is an orphaned child of eleven, who was born with the gift to hear music all around him. He believes that he will find his parents if they only hear his music.
Forks Over Knives (2011) – A documentary that “examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.”
Fireproof (2008) – Capt. Caleb Holt lives by the old firefighter’s adage: Never leave your partner behind. Inside burning buildings, it’s his natural instinct. In the cooling embers of his marriage, it’s another story. After seven years of marriage, Caleb and Catherine Holt have drifted so far apart that they are ready to move on without each other. Yet as they prepare to enter divorce proceedings, Caleb’s dad asks his son to try an experiment: The Love Dare, for 40 days.
Buck (2011) – True story about Buck Brannaman who moved from being an abused child to having amazing intuition and perception. He could communicate with the horses and was was the inspiration behind the “Horse Whisperer.”
Courageous (2011) – Honor and Courage begin at home. Tragedy strikes and four police officers struggle with faith and family and choose to do something different.
Orphans (1987) – The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal (Albert Finney) moves in with them and takes over the role of a father.
The Other Son (2012) – Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.
Amish Grace (2010 for TV) – When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated by the Amish community. Through the eyes of a grieving mother, Ida Graber, and other devastated families, this movie explores the Amish’s astonishing reaction to the horrific shootings – of forgiveness and compassion.
The Upside of Anger (2005) – When her husband unexpectedly disappears, a sharp-witted suburban wife and her daughters juggle their mom’s romantic dilemmas and family dynamics.
The following two films show the contrast of the cultures – killing makes you a hero is such a lie, be prepared to BREATHE through “300” and then “Mystic India” shows how we can remain in BEING and face any challenge in our world. Please write to your local IMAX theaters and request they bring “Mystic India” to your town.
300 (2006) – King Leonidas and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.
Mystic India (2005) – In 1792, Neelkanth, an 11 year old boy in India, begins his journey of awakening.