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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 […]

Robert Krantz Brings the Joyful Light

By Jacob Sahms “Why don’t we have a romantic comedy/dance film for the faith-based market?” That’s the question that the writer, director, and actor Robert Krantz asked two years ago when he set out to share his passion for faith, comedy, and dance. With the arrival of Faith, Hope, & Love on March 15, the […]

Run The Race Director Responds to Critics and Fans

We were happy to see a strong turnout for the new Tim Tebow production of Run The Race. It’s always easy to talk about faith-oriented movies from an outsider’s point of view. Critics have not been kind. But as often happens, the audience for this movie is loving it.  UPDATE! Because of it’s success last […]

Dove Football Film Countdown

The big game is just days away with two teams primed to compete for this year’s Lombardi trophy. Will it be the New England Patriots extending their dynasty, winning for a sixth time behind Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, or will the Los Angeles Rams’ young star coach Sean McVay lead his team to the […]

Dove Historical Heroes Countdown

On Monday, January 21, 2019, we’ll celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., a pioneer who broke down barriers racially, socially, and religiously through his teaching and example. At Dove, we’ve assembled a list of films about historical heroes for your consideration, as you celebrate how God can move us to make a difference in the world, […]

The Golden Globes vs. The Oscars

By Michael Wahle When the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences announced its intention this past August to add a new category to the annual Oscar Awards that honors “achievement in popular film,” it essentially confirmed a suspicion we’ve all had for years: the Academy is a panic-stricken organization in the midst of a […]