Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)
Feb16

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)

As the title suggests, Paradise Lost 3 is the third in a trilogy of films by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky for HBO. They have been telling the story of the West Memphis 3, three young men who were arrested for the brutal murders of three boys in 1993 in West Memphis, Arkansas. The original documentary raised some questions about the investigation and prosecution of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, Jr. This third...

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Roadmap Genesis (2015)
Feb07

Roadmap Genesis (2015)

Nolan Lebovitz is a filmmaker and a Rabbi. At one point in his life he made suspense thrillers. But, once becoming a father, he began to question his vocation. After deciding that he would rather do his part to make the world a better place, especially for his children, he entered seminary and became a Rabbi. But that did not put an end to Lebovitz’ questions. In a time in our country when products are being made overseas, jobs...

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Project Nim (2011)
Feb05

Project Nim (2011)

In her early work with chimpanzees, Jane Goodall concluded that chimps represented all that is good about humanity. But as she continued her work, she witnessed an unbelievable amount of chimp-on-chimp violence. And she realized that chimps represented the bad aspects of humanity as well. They are, Goodall has stated many times, a lot more like us than we realize. And that’s possibly why chimpanzees, and apes in general, fascinate us...

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Undaunted: The Early Life of Josh McDowell (2011)
Jan30

Undaunted: The Early Life of Josh McDowell (2011)

Josh McDowell is a well known Christan author and speaker. His credentials are endless, but he is mostly known for his bestseller More Than a Carpenter. In this new project, the film Undaunted, McDowell takes viewers on a very personal journey back to Union City, Michigan.  It is here in his hometown, on his family’s farm, that we begin to see the beginnings of a life that many would say is extraordinary. Yet, McDowell’s beginnings...

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Led Zeppelin Played Here (2014)
Nov07

Led Zeppelin Played Here (2014)

So did they or didn’t they? A great documentary does two things. It tells a story, sometimes a story that no one else is willing to tell. And it answers a question. Filmmaker Jeff Krulik sets out to tackle both in Led Zeppelin Played Here. Krulik tries to determine if Led Zeppelin actually played at the Wheaton Youth Center on January 20, 1969. While his exploration does not actually answer the question, Krulik takes the...

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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2012)
Feb15

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2012)

As the title suggests, Paradise Lost 3 is the third in a trilogy of films by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky for HBO. They have been telling the story of the West Memphis 3, three young men who were arrested for the brutal murders of three boys in 1993 in West Memphis, Arkansas. The original documentary raised some questions about the investigation and prosecution of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, Jr. This third...

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