FILM FESTIVAL - 2016
May 20, 22, 27 and 29
English - 1 hr. 29 min.
Jonathan Wright has it all—a prestigious job, a beautiful wife and daughter and countless friends. Having been recently appointed to Sr. Vice President of business relations for an investment banking firm, Jonathan is on a fast-track to reaching the apex of his career. Then he suffers a brain aneurysm that leaves him comatose. After regaining consciousness, he begins the grueling task of rebuilding his life. During this difficult time, Jonathan is determined to find the true meaning of life.
HOLY GHOST REBORN
English with French subtitles
1hr. 43 min.
In Holy Ghost Reborn, Director Darren Wilson continues the journey around the world of one man’s search for the Spirit of God. It is a Spirit that created the Universe, but ultimately desires to reveal the truth of Jesus to all of us, individually. Darren films in the middle of a massive protest in Rome, with a witch doctor in Africa, with prostitutes and the homeless in Brazil, amidst the ancient ruins of Greece, and even with a group of Navy SEALs.
LETTERS TO GOD
(French with English subtitles - 1 hr. 50 min.)
Tyler Doherty, who is fighting cancer, writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact with. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes involved in the boy's journey and his family by reading Tyler’s letters. They inspire him to seek a better life for himself and his own son that he lost through his alcohol addiction.
English - 1 hour
A young man, Austin, running from the law seeks refuge in a small country church. Taking the youth group hostage it becomes a standoff between him and the sheriff. When the sheriff realizes his daughter is among the hostages he begins to consider small town vigilante justice. Time is running out for Austin and it's up to the hostage negotiator to save his life and the youth pastor to save his soul.
English - 1 hr. 40 min.
Michael and Michelle’s relationship is filled with love and laughter and bonded by strong faith. But the young couple’s dream of a future together is interrupted when Michael is diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. Now they are confronted by circumstances that will test the boundaries of their commitment.
PRAYER NEVER FAILS
1 hr. 39 min.
When a high school basketball coach is fired for praying with a student, he files a wrongful termination lawsuit and is represented by a troubled lawyer, who happens to be an atheist. In the lawyer's pursuit of justice, he is the person who ends up finding redemption as they fight for the right to pray in school.
English - 1 hr. 49 min.
French with English subtitles
1 hr. 42 min.
By the age of 12, Jack Stone had experienced more life grit than most adults. In desperation, he decides to take control, and he makes a list as his roadmap for life. After years on the street, Jack becomes a successful lawyer. He has crossed a lot off his list. But, he hasn’t factored God into the plan. God hasn’t seemed to be around in the past… Can Jack trust Him with the future? As tragedies strike, will Jack relinquish the power of his list in order to gain all he’s ever wanted?
Jean-François, aged twelve, is living with his parents and brother on the family farm, when a wonderful gift, the young mare Gazelle, disrupts his quiet life. With her he discovers a world he has never dreamed of, made of sensibility and silence. In this film we follow the course of Jean-François Pignon, one of the most famous horse trainers in the world, from his meteoric rise to the pride which overcomes him. Then his conversion which brings him to understand the kind of person he wants to become. And this change affects his relationship to humans, of course, but also to horses. With maybe at the end, the secret of happiness…