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RECOMMENDED FILM RESOURCES

 

*     Martin Luther (110 min) - Excellent 1950’s Black and White award winning film.

*     Luther (120 min) - A fast moving big budget (US$100 million) epic on the Great Reformer.

*     God’s Outlaw - The Story of William Tyndale (93 min) - A well-produced drama on the English Bible Translator, Reformer and Martyr who gave his life that we could have the Bible in English.

*     Amazing Grace (120 min) - Big budget epic on William Wilberforce’s parliamentary battles to end the slave trade.

*     What If Jesus Had Never Been Born? (60 min) - Excellent Coral Ridge production.

*     Francis Schaeffer’s “How Shall We Then Live?” (10x30 min) - Monumentally important Worldview overview from the time of the Romans through to our present time.

*     The History and Theology of Calvinism (260 min) - Tremendous series. Foundational.

*     Cromwell (134 min) - Tremendous epic on the English Civil War and Puritan general Oliver Cromwell.

*     KJV – The Making of the King James Bible.

*     Our Christian Heritage (50 min).

*     A Tale of Two Cities (130 min) - One of the greatest stories – powerful contrast between English Christianity and French Revolution Humanism.

*     The Ten Commandments (220 min) - Moses and the Exodus are powerfully depicted in this great award winning epic.

*     Ben Hur - One of the greatest films ever. Must viewing. Powerful.

*     The Passion (120 min) - The Crucifixion, graphically depicted.

*     Empty Cities (28 min) - Effective Moody Science documentary on ancient civilizations.

*     The Way of the Master - A Tremendous evangelistic training programme series.

*     Answers in Genesis - Outstanding Creation evangelism resources.

*     Evolution Vs. God - Way of the Master’s excellent expose of the fraud of Evolutionism.

*     The Final Frontier – Death and the Afterlife. A Powerful Evangelistic film aimed at the cynical, skeptical and media saturated.

*     The Atheist Delusion – Excellent Way of the Master documentary. Powerful Evangelism.

+    The Case for Christ – Both the drama and documentary.

+    Christian History Institute Overview of Church History (4x30 min) - Good overview.

+    God’s Not Dead (120 min) - Profound and powerful drama on the intimidation of students by atheist professors in university. Inspiring.

+    Witchcraft Repackaged (120 min) - Vital exposé of the occultic Harry Potter phenomenon.

+    The Gods of Entertainment (60 min) - Very important exposé of Hollywood’s Humanism.

+    Florence Nightingale (22 min) - Inspiring introduction to the Lady With the Lamp. 

+    Truth Prevails – Jan Hus (56 min) - New documentary on the Reformer and Martyr of Prague.

+    Monumental - Kirk Cameron’s Search for America’s National Treasure.

+    A Christian Manifesto (60 min) - Francis Schaefer’s documentary against abortion.

+    The Spreading Flame - An overview of Protestant history.

+    Lady Jane (135 min) - The brave Protestant queen who was martyred under “Bloody Mary” after only 9 days reign.

+    Spurgeon Tonight (56 min) - The Prince of Preachers, Charles Spurgeon.

+    Jesus of Nazareth (380 min) - Beautifully presented.

+    It’s a Wonderful Life (130 min) - Classic Christmas film on the impact of a life lived for others.

+    Warriors of Honour (Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson) (80min)

+    Beyond Gates of Splendour (96 min) - The story of the 5 missionary martyrs in Ecuador.

+    The Story of Eric Liddell (80 min) - Inspiring documentary of Scottish Olympic champion of Chariots of Fire fame and his martyrdom as a missionary to China.

+    The Da Vinci Delusion (60 min) - Coral Ridge Ministries exposé of the Da Vinci Code.

+    Candle in the Dark – the Story of William Carey (140 min) - Christian History Institute drama on the Father of the Modern Missionary movement.

+    Captivated – Finding freedom in a media captive culture (107 min).

-          God and Generals (220 min) - The War between the States particularly focusing on the Christian generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

-          Zulu Dawn (120 min) - Historical epic on the Battle of Isandlwana 1879.

-          The Agony and the Ecstasy (140 min) - Historical epic on Michelangelo’s artistic masterpiece on the ceiling of the Cistine Chapel.

-          Becket (150 min) - Epic on English Martyr Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.

-     Apocalypto (138 min) - An exposé on the brutal Central American Mayan “civilization”.

-     The End of the Spear – Dramatic big screen drama on the missionary martyrs in Ecuador.

-     Bitter Harvest – Drama of the Holodomor in Ukraine 1930s. Powerful presentation of resistance to Soviet genocide of Christians.

 

Key:

*   Highly Recommended

+   Recommended

-   Recommended with caution

 

Many of these films are available through from: Christian Liberty Books, PO Box 358, Howard Place 7450, Cape Town, South Africa, tel: 021-689-7478, fax: 086-551-7490, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and website: www.christianlibertybooks.co.za.

 

Visit www.movieguide.org for film reviews from a Christian perspective.

 

www.FrontlineMissionSA.org also has some film reviews from the perspective of historic accuracy. 

 


OTHER RESOURCES:


Africa Christian Action

PO Box 23632, Claremont, 7735, Cape Town, SA

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Web: www.christianaction.org.za

 

American Vision

PO Box 220, Powder Springs, GA 30127, USA

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Web: www.Americanvision.org

 

A Puritans Mind

Web: www.apuritansmind.com

 

Banner of Truth Trust

3 Murrayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6EL,Scotland

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Christians For Truth

Web: www.cft.org.za

 

Chalcedon Foundation, The

Web: www.chalcedon.edu

 

Christian Liberty Books

PO Box 358, Howard Place, 7450, Cape Town, SA

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Web: www.christianlibertybooks.co.za

 

European Institute of Protestant Studies, The

256 Ravenhill Road, Belfast, BT6 8GL, Northern Ireland

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Web: www.ianpaisley.org

 

Frontline Fellowship

PO Box 74, Newlands, 7725, Cape Town, SA

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Web:www.frontline.org.za

 

Kingsmeadow

Web: www.kingsmeadow.com

 

KwaSizabantu Mission

Web: www.kwasizabantu.com

 

Ligonier Ministries

Web: www.ligonier.org

 

Reformation.org

Web: www.reformation.org

 

Reformation Heritage Books

29665 Leonard Street, NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525, USA

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Web: www.reformationheritage.org

 

Reformation Society, The

PO Box 74, Newlands, 7725, Cape Town, SA

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Web: www.ReformationSA.org


Dr. Peter Hammond


 
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