Amazing Grace: The Story of William Wilberforce


Synopsis William Wilberforce was born into the age of the Great British Empire, when the country’s influence around the globe was at its most powerful. It was, however, an age when the rumblings of social discontent were emerging and a time when reformers faced an uphill struggle to be heard. A good friend and staunch colleague of England’s youngest ever Prime Minister, Pitt the Younger, … Continue reading Amazing Grace: The Story of William Wilberforce

Mother Teresa | Top Family Movies


Synopsis The film tells the story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She was regarded as one of the most significant personalities of the 20th Century, although she never owned more than a white and blue sari. She influenced the decisions of the most powerful men on Earth, although she always stayed close to the poorest people of the world. Dove Review This film based on … Continue reading Mother Teresa | Top Family Movies

The Blind Side – Movie Review by The Dove Foundation


Synopsis: “A poor, under-educated 344-pound African-American teenager in Memphis, whose father was murdered and whose mother was a crack addict, is shuffled through the public school system, despite his low grade point average and absenteeism. But his tremendous size and quickness attracts the interest of a wealthy white couple who take him in and groom him both athletically and academically to become one of the … Continue reading The Blind Side – Movie Review by The Dove Foundation

Dolphin Tale Movie


Hazel: “I’m homeschooled.  That’s why I’m such a chatterbox.” Synopsis: “Dolphin Tale” is inspired by the true story of a dolphin named Winter who was rescued off the Florida coast and taken in by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The movie version centers on a boy who befriends an injured dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap. Through their bond and friendship, the boy motivates everyone … Continue reading Dolphin Tale Movie

Soul Surfer Movie


The Dove Foundation review.  Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) was born to surf. A natural talent who took to the waves at a young age, she was leading an idyllic life on Kauai, participating in national surf competitions with her best friend Alana (Lorraine Nicholson), when everything changed. On Halloween morning, a 14-foot tiger shark came out of nowhere and seemed to shatter all her dreams. Soul … Continue reading Soul Surfer Movie

The Song of Bernadette (1943)


In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of “a beautiful lady” in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is nuts, and do their best to suppress the girl and her followers, and the church wants nothing to … Continue reading The Song of Bernadette (1943)

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