Reconciliation is not achieved with the signing of an agreement, the celebration of an event or the release of a documentary film. But all are “steps on the journey,” says…
The Last Objectors Writer/Director: Andrew Wall Producer: Trevor Suffield Executive Producers: Kyle Bornais, Cam Bennett “The [Mennonite Heritage Centre] archives wanted to capture the spirit of conscientious objectors on camera:…
“We’ve lost our Christian bookstores, and it was getting hard to view good Bible study resources,” says Fran Browne, SunWest Christian Fellowship, Calgary, executive assistant. Right Now Media, the “Netflix for the church,” filled the gap for SunWest.
Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives Third Way Media Just because we have different beliefs doesn’t mean we need to start with hostility, says author and…
What happens when a young person leaves a sheltered Christian home to make their own way in the city? That question not only drove a film, but it reshaped a ministry. Mia follows a struggling graduate from a Child of Mine children’s home in India.
Why isn’t Steve Bell famous yet? That question opens Burning Ember, Refuge 31’s documentary of the Canadian singer songwriter.
Darren Aronofsky, director
It is with curiosity and humility that we should view Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, willing to ask questions about our own understanding of God.
Dressed in colourful finery, seven immigrant women pulled up in front of the Winnipeg Art Gallery in a limousine Mar. 8, 2014. That night, they were the stars of Letters to our Children, a book and documentary that premiered to an audience of some 225 media, government, NGO and church people.
Son of God
Through the ages, followers of Jesus have longed to look into the eyes of the one who came from heaven. After all, the pages of the Bible record what Jesus said, but not how he said it. What was his posture as he confronted the Pharisees? What were the inflections in his voice as he delivered the Sermon on the Mount?
“Short films are the lifeblood of the industry,” says Winnipeg Real to Reel director Paul Boge. That’s how all filmmakers get their start, no matter how consequential their careers become.…
A picture into an idea, a time and a place. That’s what “Short Documentaries 2” offers at the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival 2014.
The feature documentary film Girl Rising is at its base a public service announcement on the value of educating girls, a strategy reported to give the highest return on investment in addressing global poverty. But viewers of this beautifully presented film won’t be bored…
Life Locked in a Suitcase
Dare to Dream Films
Olesia does whatever she sets her mind to: dances the salsa, publishes books and climbs mountains – literally and figuratively. What makes this remarkable is that Olesia has cerebral palsy. Her 70-year-old mother must carry her up stairways in a country where many doors to people with disabilities remain closed.
“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.” As August: Osage County was coming to an end, I envisioned the inscription Dante placed over the gate to hell as this movie’s true title.
The Gift is a short film about end-of-life experience. Produced by the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada, The Gift is designed for use in church congregations and can…