|Jakob the Liar||Robin Williams||In Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II, poor Jewish
cafe owner Jakob Heym (Oscar® -winner Robin Williams Best Supporting
Actor, 1997, Good Will Hunting) accidentally overhears a forbidden radio
news bulletin signaling Soviet military success against German forces. To
combat the overwhelming depression and suicide that pervades the ghetto,
Jakob invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the
Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants.
Spirits are lifted, hearts are refreshed, and optimism is reborn. The
Germans learn of the mythical radio and begin a search for the resistance
hero who dares operate it. (1999) Full screen + Wide screen (5 stars)|
BibleProbe.com: Highly Recommended for Christians & Jews. Rated PG-13
This may be the most authentic historic movie telling of Our Lord's story ever on the screen (entirely according to Luke's Gospel). I also found it unique in that not only was it made in the Holy Land, but throughout the film the faces seen are mostly local Jewish and Arab.
You can buy this excellent film in VHS or DVD format. I think it would make an excellent evangelical tool. The DVD allows you to choose a sound track. It's in over 1000 languages.
Your can order it at Inspirational Films. At their web site, you can
also view it online for free with a free Real Time Player (although
nothing like watching the VHS or DVD).
Recommendation for Christians & Jews.
The Life of Jesus - a double-sided DVD. The back cover of the DVD case
describes the contents of this DVD as follows:
BibleProbe.com: Highly Recommended for Christians & Jews.
|John Wycliffe - The Morning Star|
In exposing the folly of indulgences (paying money to the church in order to obtain favor with God), he revealed what had always been written in scripture, that justification was through faith. William Tyndale was not spared like his friend Luther. Tyndale spent the last 500 days of his life in a cold castle dungeon. He was then tied to a stake, strangled and burned. His crime?...printing Bibles in the English language!
Not rated, 2004, 75 minutes - At Amazon here
Pope John Paul II
|Dr Jack Van Impe
Rexella Van Impe
excellent DVD by the great Protestant evangelists, Dr.
Jack and Rexell Van Impe is highly recommended for
Catholics, Protestants and Jews. Doctor Van Impe
has observed how Protestant and Catholics are really the
same now because of Pope John Paul II. He exposes
the lies written about both. Protestants and
Catholics may not
be aware, but as of 1998 the Catholic Church made the
Luther's dogma that "we are saved by faith alone".
Catholic dogma is now the same as Protestant dogma, and
it adds that the fruit of the holy spirit is good works.
All that is left is for Protestants to understand that Catholic "venerate and honor Mary", but they "adore and worship" only Jesus. Catholics also look only to Jesus for their salvation. See more on this here.
is an awesome eye-opener to those who look for the Lord's
impending return in the near term.
2005, 95 minutes, color, DVD or VHS.
Most Highly Recommended for
Christians & Jews.
Late One Night
|Three factory workers make their routine stop at a diner
late one night. Just before closing, a man comes in and takes a seat
at the counter. One of the workers, an antagonist named Larry, tries
to strike up a conversation with the man but he doesn't respond.
Disturbed by this, Larry persists and finds out the man is a
Christian. What follows is an intense drama about the most important
issue in life...and eternity. |
LATE ONE NIGHT is a motion picture which applies to every person on earth regardless of race, culture, language, or nation. It clearly explains what the Bible means when it says "you must be born again". This movie presents the gospel of Jesus Christ, not only in word, but with a visual example of His great love for all. It also has a dialogue about hell that will cause any viewer to stop and consider the end result.
BibleProbe.com: Highly Recommended for Christians & Jews. 2001 33 min Widescreen (4 1/2 stars)
Available at Christian Cinema.com here
Lay it Down
LAY IT DOWN is an explosive drama set against the teenage world of illegal street racing. Ride with Ben Destin (Sean Mc Ewen) as he finds the way of the narrow road to eternal life through Jesus Christ. Once he finds this route, he encourages all of his friends to discover the same freedom. Award-winning drama. Fast cars, the fast life, and a believable conversion.
LAY IT DOWN is a powerful, ground-breaking evangelistic film. Its compelling delivery and heart-pounding action make it a must see for teens and young adults.
50 minutes.Widescreen. (4 1/2 stars)
Purchase at Christian Cinema.com here
Leap of Faith
"Real miracles. Sensibly priced". The story in "Leap of
Faith" is about a traveling revival show, built on hucksterism, with
Martin as "Jonas Nightingale," the main attraction. Steve Martin puts in a
wonderful performance as a traveling revival preacher (Jonas Nightingale)
as does Jane (Debra Winger) - as his able right hand in the traveling
revival scheme. The movie takes the viewer through the myriad scams and
schemes Martin's group of con-men use to fleece a small Kansas town along
the way in the name of the Lord Jesus. However, Martin, Winger and the
entire town are surprised when the show and everyone is changed by an
unexpected "divine" happening. (1992) Letterbox. PG-13 (4 1/2
Left Behind is based on the first in a series of runaway bestsellers by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. It is a compelling thriller that is built around the rapture and the ascendance of the Antichrist. Sudden mass disappearances throw the world into chaos, and the sinisterly compelling Nicolae Carpathia (Gordon Currie), head of the U.N., selflessly steps in to help broker peace among the world's nations. But is he as good intentioned as he seems?
Turns out the appropriately named Mr. Carpathia is behind a plot to rule the world and control its food supply, and intrepid reporter Buck Williams (Kirk Cameron, better than you'd expect) is onto him--with a little help from some biblical prophecies. (2000) Fullscreen, PG-13 (Violence), 95 minutes.
BibleProbe.com: Recommended for Christians & Jews.
Try to imagine what life might be like in the trying times of the Great Tribulation. But those who are "in Christ" will be protected and kept from God's wrath, even in the face of those who will persecute Christians and Jews for their beliefs. Even in the face of a charismatic leader who will offer peace at any price and try to "deceive, if possible, the very elect. (2002) Fullscreen, 94 minutes.
for Christians & Jews.
|Lilies of the Field||
Sidney Poitier won an Oscar for this endearing movie
about a Baptist handyman who thinks he's just passing through a little
town in New Mexico, and ends up staying awhile to build a chapel for a
cluster of German-speaking nuns. The renowned actor is highly
entertaining in his combative exchanges with Lilia Skala, playing a
Mother Superior who survived Hitler and Communism, and makes no bones
about bullying the goodhearted, itinerant worker into doing more and
more for her. The film has an ambling, easygoing style with several
memorable moments, not least of all is Poitier leading his holy
hostesses through verses of the gospel song "Amen." |
Full Screen. 1963 B+W 94 minutes. (5 stars)
BibleProbe.com: Highly Recommended for Christians & Jews.
|G||General Audiences||Films contain nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children.|
|PG||Parental Guidance Suggested||Some material may not be suitable for children.|
|PG-13||Parents Strongly Cautioned||Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.|
|R||Restricted||Under 17 requires an accompanying parent or guardian.|
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