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CNN’s Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery First Look Trailer

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Take a sneak peak at CNN’s new investigative series Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery, which explores the many mysteries of the Bible while scientifically proving what we already know spiritually: that Jesus lived, was crucified, arose and ascended back to heaven. The first investigation covers the Shroud of Turin –a centuries old linen cloth used as Jesus’ burial wrap, with an imprint believed to bear the face of Jesus. Is it really his face? Find out more in the first episode, which will air on CNN, March 1, 2015. This is one you don’t want to miss. See for yourself in the trailer above.

‘David and Goliath’ Film Introduces Miles Sloman

posted by Angela Guzman

Miles SlomanNo one knows much about Miles Sloman, the actor who is playing David in the highly anticipated ‘David and Goliath’ film that releases in theaters nationwide April 3, 2015.

Sloman is a young Cornish immigrant who attended the prestigious Oxford School of Drama. Sloman had minor roles in various TV series in Great Britain but his big break came in 2014 when he beat out an estimated 7,000 actors for the role as David in Timothy Chey’s production of ‘David and Goliath.”

The story of David and Goliath is considered as one of the most powerful and beloved Bible stories. The film is rumored to focus on the early life of David who fought against the Philistine giant, Goliath, against all odds. The film will release during the perfect time whereas Hollywood is embracing faith-based films with open arms and stirring up quite the buzz. Critics and media streams are considering David and Goliath to be the last of the three big Bible stories to hit theaters – Noah and Exodus: Gods and Kings received a lot of criticism from faith-based outlets and audiences around the world, one can only assume that the same will be received for the David and Goliath release.

Audiences everywhere will await to see Sloman take on the role as David and witness the impossible fight. Click here to watch the official trailer depicting the impossible true story and faith that is David.

‘Hoovey’ is a Story of Triumph

posted by Corine Gatti

EchoLight Cinema releases its first world-premier film, “Hoovey” based on the true story of Eric “Hoovey” Elliot from Illinois, a promising high school basketball player, who develops a near-fatal brain tumor.  The family struggles to keep it all together through faith, and the power of the human spirit.

“The movie is inspiring to me because it shows how any obstacle is possible to overcome with the support of family and a belief in a higher power and that everything will work in your favor,” Cody Linley said, who plays Hoovey.

Hoovey returns to the court after his recovery with the backing of his parents played by Patrick Warburton and Lauren Holly.

“I find this very uplifting,” said Linley. “And I hope that this is a movie that anyone can enjoy with the whole family.”

EchoLight has also presented Max Lucado’s “Christmas Candle,” and will also release “Vanished: Left Behind: Next Generation” in the summer.

For more information, visit http://www.echolightcinemas.com.

Producers of the ‘The Imitation Game’ Discuss Their Labor of Love

posted by Corine Gatti

“The Imitation Game” is growing to become the highest grossing independent film overseas and domestically. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, the film has garnered critical claim starring Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays British computer scientist, Alan Turing. The mathematician was instrumental in cracking German codes to aid the Allies during WWII. After the war Turing was prosecuted by his government for homosexuality which was illegal in 1952.

Producers Ido Ostrowsky, Nora Grossman, and Teddy Schwarzman took questions after a recent screening.

The film has grossed over 52 million at the box office since its November release.

 

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