NEW FILM:  ‘A Hidden Life’ brings story of Bl. Franz Jaggerstatter and his wife to the big screen

NEW FILM: ‘A Hidden Life’ brings story of Bl. Franz Jaggerstatter and his wife to the big screen

CNA—A new film opening this weekend tells the story of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter, whose refusal to fight for the Nazis in World War II led to his imprisonment and death. Franz was beatified by the Catholic Church in Austria in 2007. His wife, Franziska, was present at the beatification. She died in 2013 at the…
Major Production: New FATIMA Movie Poised to Rock your World

Major Production: New FATIMA Movie Poised to Rock your World

Dick Lyles, CEO of Origin Entertainment, today confirmed with Catholic Business Journal that the company’s long-anticipated,  FATIMA film directed by Italian director Marco Pontecorvo (son of famed director Gillo Pontecorvo), and produced by Origin Entertainment along with Elysia Productions and Rose Pictures, has wrapped up filming. Andrea Bocelli has just finished recording for the film…
Prize Winner at Sundance Exposes China’s Abortion Abuses, Vindicates Pro-Life Stanford Scholar Steven Mosher

Prize Winner at Sundance Exposes China’s Abortion Abuses, Vindicates Pro-Life Stanford Scholar Steven Mosher

Funny how truth will out sometimes.   Here’s news of a new documentary out that’s being promoted by the Daily Beast: Winner of the Grand Jury Prize, ONE CHILD NATION, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and premiering in select theaters on August 9 courtesy of Amazon, directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang’s heartrending documentary examines their…
“Unplanned” Movie does well opening weekend

“Unplanned” Movie does well opening weekend

CBN—Unplanned, the new movie that tells the true story of former abortion clinic director Abby Johnson, took 4th place at the box office on the movie’s opening weekend. The film by writer-directors Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, which is distributed by PureFlix, was estimated to have earned $6,110,000 through Mar. 31 after three days of…
Directors speak of ‘spiritual warfare’ while making pro-life film

Directors speak of ‘spiritual warfare’ while making pro-life film

Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, the writers and co-directors of the upcoming film Unplanned revealed that they prepared for a “spiritual battle” in the hopes that the pro-life film will change hearts and minds through its groundbreaking depiction of the abortion process. “From the beginning, we knew that it would be spiritual battle, spiritual warfare.…