Dove Watch List

Alex Kendrick Wants Us to Find Our Identity in Christ

By Jacob Sahms Every time a Kendrick Brothers film finishes its theatrical run, Alex and Stephen Kendrick spend time in prayer, asking God what they should do next. With myriad ideas, the two explore separately and together what their next project might look like, with God’s nudges pushing them in the direction they feel called […]

Rob DePalo’s Story is a Tapestry of God’s Making

By Jacob Sahms Ryan Goodwin is broken, beaten down by a series of situations and decisions that leave him questioning his purpose in Tapestry, a film starring Stephen Baldwin and directed by Ken Kushner. But Tapestry isn’t just a fictional film aimed at telling a parable about how God moves – it’s also the heartfelt […]

Dove Recommends Summer Classics

Summer is here! Dove offers you a few films for summertime viewing. Dolphin Tale (Dove Approved All Ages) The film is inspired by the true story of a dolphin named Winter who was rescued off the Florida coast and taken in by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. It centers on a boy who befriends an injured […]

For Memorial Day: Faith of Our Fathers

By Jacob Sahms While Memorial Day often signifies the opening of neighborhood pools and the launch of summer, the holiday is intended as a celebration of those who died in the service of their country. Historically, the day traces back to at least the American Civil War, when surviving family members and communities honored fallen […]

Tolkien: From the Battle of the Somme to Mordor and Back Again

By Jacob Sahms The battle wages on both all around him and in his head. Is this the desolate wasteland of Mordor or the Battle of the Somme in the the First World War? For John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, J.R.R. to his millions of fans, the narrative of The Hobbit and its subsequent works was […]

Van Jones Latest Redemption Project

By Jacob Sahms The prison doors slide shut behind Anthony “Van” Jones, the fifty-year-old author, news commentator, and attorney. No, he’s not guilty of a crime, sentenced to time behind bars. Instead, he’s making one of a his many trips behind bars to visit those imprisoned, justly or unjustly, and this time, he’s taking his […]

Is Best of Enemies the Film We Need?

By Jacob Sahms Osha Gray Davidson’s 1996 book, The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South, told the story of civil rights activist Ann Atwater of Durham, North Carolina, who was asked to co-lead a discussion of the segregation of public schools in 1971, nearly twenty years after the U.S. Supreme Court […]

Dove Easter Countdown

Easter is less than two weeks away, but the schedule is still full of work, sports, travel, and responsibility. Sometimes, we need to take a break from the busyness of business to reflect on the importance of a day like Easter, or moments like the powerful sacrifice that took place on Good Friday. We’ve created […]

Sterling K. Brown Will Rise as Coach Willie Davis

The story of Willie Davis, junior high janitor-turned- head basketball coach has been told twice by HBO Real Sports, but on April 10, 2020, Sony Pictures’ Affirm Films will deliver a feature-length film about the everyday hero. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe winning Sterling K. Brown (This is Us, Black Panther), the Rise production will begin […]

Kingdom Studios Reveals Upcoming Slate of Films

The creative minds behind I Can Only Imagine had already founded a new studio last year called Kingdom Studios, but on March 27, Jon Erwin, Andrew Erwin, and Kevin Downes released their upcoming slate of faith-based films. Given the incredible success of their biopic about Mercy Me lead singer Bart Millard, the team has launched […]