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Francis the First. In a cinematic first, Pope Francis will become the first pontiff to act in a scripted movie. In AMBI Pictures’ Beyond the Sun, Pope Francis portrays himself in an inspirational story based on Gospel parables. The concept […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Dove Channel fills a market void. It’s been  few months now since Cinedigm Entertainment Group bowed Dove Channel, a family and faith-friendly streaming network comprised of movies and series […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Yellow Day, a highly-anticipated debut film from Providence Film Partners, will release in select theaters Christmas 2015.  The only faith-based and family film this holiday, Yellow Day is a […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Miracles Happen. Miracles from Heaven is based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy (Jennifer Garner) discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) has a rare, […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. UP TV  launches its annual mega-celebration of Christmas with a batch of uplifting holiday movies, specials. The special programming runs through Thursday, December 31, 2015. Highlights include new UP […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Films to inspire. A busy couple of weeks hampered me from reviewing these films but, given the themes and talent involved, I think they’re worth putting on your radar. […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Since rebranding in 2013, Atlanta-based UP TV has broadened its appeal out from its Gospel Music Channel (GMC) roots, reaching beyond the choir to offer its trademark “Uplifting Entertainment” […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Production began this week in Atlanta on the UP Original Movie A Baby for Christmas. The romantic comedy stars Malinda Williams (Soul Food), Victoria Rowell (The Young and the […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. UPLIFT SOMEONE Stand UP Against Bullying. That the name of the multi-platform campaign UP TV is engaging in this month to raise awareness about bullying prevention tactics. The October […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Heavenly box office. Faith-themed films are on yet another winning streak winning streak at the box office. First War Room, the Kendrick Brothers’ movie about the power of prayer, […]