2019 Movie Premieres

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A Heart That Forgives | ACCTV 2018 Movie Survey | ACCTV

A Heart that Forgives

A Heart That Forgives is a riveting story about personal rise, fall and redemption; the power of God’s love; the core of the human condition and the freedom of forgiveness. It takes us on a journey of two foster brothers who chose very different paths in life. Malcolm follows his father’s footsteps and begins pastoring a small church while Silk follows a path of darkness. Will these two brothers and the people they come in contact with finding the forgiveness they need before it is too late?

A Gift Horse

Torn apart by the loss of her mother, young Amanda spends time at a ranch owned by a business tycoon. When his spoiled daughter rejects their new horse, Amanda proves that Misty is a true champion and restores her own happiness in the process.

An Uncommon Grace

Following her tour of duty, army nurse Grace Conner (Jes Macallan) returns to her grandmother’s (Kelly McGillis) farm in Ohio’s Amish country and answers a neighbour’s call for medical assistance following a mysterious intrusion and shooting at his family’s nearby farm. Soon, Grace, who is not Amish, and Levi Troyer (Sean Faris) develop a deep connection that is more than simply neighbourly and must sort out their forbidden relationship while Grace follows clues that ultimately lead her to the killer.

As Dreamers Do

Behind every great mouse, there’s a man. Armed with a growing imagination and eternal optimism, Walt begins to develop skills as an animator early in life. He overcomes a variety of hardships to become one of the biggest icons in the world.

All of My Heart: The Wedding

As the big day approaches, Jenny and Brian are faced with having to give up their ownership of Emily’s Country Inn to a distant relative, while financial issues continue to plague the couple.

Beyond the Mask

The chief mercenary for the British East India Company, being double-crossed by his former employer, has made his way to the American Colonies. Working to redeem his name, William Reynolds (Andrew Cheney) now hides behind a different mask in hopes of thwarting his former employer. As his past life closes in on him, Will must somehow gain the trust and the help of his beloved Charlotte, a woman he has been lying to, as well as a colonial intellectual by the name of Ben Franklin. All the while he races against time to defuse a plot that could have a devastating effect on the birth of a new nation.

Case for Christ

In 1980, Lee Strobel’s (Mike Vogel) award-winning, investigative reporting earns him a promotion to legal editor at the Chicago Tribune. Things at home aren’t going nearly as well. His wife Leslie’s (Erika Christensen) newfound faith in Christ compels Lee to utilise his journalistic and legal training to try and disprove the claims of Christianity, pitting his resolute atheism against her growing faith.

Derby

A young boy learns the meaning of family and friendship when a soapbox derby pushes him toward a personal best and an unbeatable new belief in himself. Orphaned by the death of his parents, Bobby (Dylan McLaughlin, Kicking & Screaming) is sent to live with his Uncle Jeff (Jason Brooks, The Pretender) and Aunt Gayle (Kate Connor, Heroes) in the small town of Eagle Rock… Adjusting to his new surroundings isn’t easy, especially at school and in the shadow of bully Tommy Billings (Chase Ellison, Deadwood), the soapbox king of Eagle Rock. Secretly. Fortunately, Bobby finds the confidence he needs from another one of the town loners, Jim Klecan (John Schneider, Smallville), once the All American Soapbox Derby Champion. The former town hero is going to see to it that Bobby gets what he deserves by following two simple rules: go fast and drive without fear. With a college scholarship in the championship winnings, there’s a lot at stake. What’s more, Bobby’s competition is Tommy, who’s not about to come in second to anyone. Whoever crosses the finish line is about to make a big difference in Bobby’s life.

Faith Happens

LIFE WILL KNOCK YOU DOWN. THIS FILM WILL PICK YOU UP. This true story is about ordinary people who discover that faith happens in the midst of life’s twists and turns. Every incident in this film is based on actual events that came from the same small church. What do a drug addict, a feisty old lady, an African refugee, an ex-boxer, a salesman and a Chinese entrepreneur have in common? They are all connected through Heights Community Church.

Family Gathering

When a New York City fashion designer returns home to her family’s struggling farm, she finds new purpose training a herding dog and discovers that her four-legged shepherd has the talent to turn an increasingly inhospitable cattle farm into profitable sheep country. Natasha Henstridge and four-time Golden Globe nominee Harry Hamlin star in the story about facing failure and overcoming the odds.

Grace and Gravity

John Palmer, an American Christian on a work assignment in the UK, stumbles across Chris Arnold, a British minister who has lost his faith and is about to end his life by leaping from a bridge. John’s attempts to share his faith are fiercely rejected by Chris, a quick-witted and sarcastic Brit who knows the Bible better than he does. John realises that it will take more than words to save Chris’ life. Grace and Gravity mixes quirky humour and riveting drama to convey ideas about authentic faith and friendship.

God’s Club

Following his wife’s death, public high-school teacher Michael Evens (Stephen Baldwin) re-launches the Bible Club she originally founded. When upset parents cite the separation of church and state and want the group disbanded, a passionate dispute erupts and threatens to destroy their small Vermont community. With his job, personal relationships and even his faith on the line, Michael must make tough decisions about the things that matter most. Corbin Bernsen and Lorenzo Lamas also star in this uplifting tale of strength, unity and love.

Heaven is for Real

Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the 4-year old son of a small-town Nebraska pastor who, during emergency surgery, slips from consciousness and enters heaven. When he awakes, he recounts his experiences on the other side.

Heart of the Country

With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried emotions of the sudden death of Faith’s mother years ago and learn to be a family again. Like the Prodigal story, Heart of the Country is a tale of a father’s unconditional love. He simply wants a relationship with his children, and once that relationship is restored, he begins to create healing for his broken daughter. Her marriage has to be rebuilt, her belief in herself, and her peace with her mother’s death all come together through the quiet, selfless guidance of her loving father.

Heavens to Betsy 2

After Betsy Simon’s book ‘Heavens to Betsy’ becomes a bestseller, she must defend her faith when she agrees to do an interview with a self-serving media personality at the risk of destroying her credibility and career.

Home Run

A pro ballplayer with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team

I Believe

9-year-old Brian has a supernatural encounter with God, an experience that sends him on an adventurous quest to “find out more about what Christians believe”

Ice Dragon

Melody, a gifted young dreamer and her feisty friend Leif, must set aside their differences and use the magical power of the blue daisies and an ancient song to save their world from the Ice Dragon, an ancient creature that threatens to bring endless winter. When the blue daisies that once bloomed all around Melody’s village begin to disappear, Melody and her eccentric grandfather Nicholai believe this to be a sign of great danger… but no one believes them! Racing against time, they must convince Leif and the villagers before it’s too late. Delightful, original songs and engaging characters highlight this inspiring, animated adventure of hope and courage for the family.

Ice Castles

Alexis Winston is a young girl who dreams of becoming a champion figure skater. The road to becoming a champion is tough and forced to leave her family behind and eventually causes the break up between her and her boyfriend. While practising, Alexis suffers a terrible accident that takes her sight and threatens to destroy her dreams. In the midst of feeling sorry for herself, she finds herself falling in love all over again with her boyfriend Nick who helps her to realise that she can still fulfil her dreams.

I’m Not Ashamed

Columbine High School student Rachel Joy Scott grew up knowing the love of God but wasn’t always ready to receive it. At times her faith is strong, but at other times, she finds that it’s at odds with her daily life. After a difficult breakup with her non-believing boyfriend, Rachel finds inspiration from a formerly homeless teen, and her renewed commitment to Christ plays out powerfully at her high school and around the world. Based on a true story.

New Life

Benjamin Morton’s life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. When life takes a turn neither of them expected, their entire future is called into question. New Life explores the ups and downs of life and love, showing us that in good times and bad, life can be approached with hope and the opportunity for something new.

Runaway Romance

When she’s written out of her show, her relationship and her seemingly perfect life, reality TV star Ann Stanway leaves Hollywood and finds herself marooned in Amish country. But when Ann is taken in by the owner of a nearby Inn and meets a handsome young architect, she discovers that the reality she left isn’t nearly as perfect as the one she’s found.

Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. 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 Surfer reveals Bethany’s fight to recover from her ordeal and how she grappled with the question of her future. Strengthened by the love of her parents, Tom (Dennis Quaid) and Cheri (Helen Hunt), and supported by her youth group leader Sara (Carrie Underwood), Bethany refuses to give in or give up and begins a bold return to the water.

The Rack Pack

A children’s storybook author reminisces about his childhood adventures with his brothers and friends. In a time before kids spent hours watching television, on the computer, playing video games and texting, they went to the park to play with their friends.

The Song

Aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King is struggling to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his famous father when he reluctantly agrees to a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival. Jed meets the vineyard owner’s daughter, Rose, and a romance quickly blooms. Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose ‘The Song’, which becomes a breakout hit. Suddenly thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation, his life and marriage begin to fall apart.

When the Game Stands Tall

A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.

Where Hope Grows

Calvin Campbell is a former professional baseball player sent to an early retirement due to his panic attacks at the plate. Even though he had all the talent for the big leagues, he struggles with the curveballs life has thrown him. Today, he mindlessly sleepwalks through his days and the challenge of raising his teenage daughter. His life is in a slow downward spiral when it is suddenly awakened and invigorated by the most unlikely person when he meets ‘Produce’, a young-man with Down Syndrome who works at the local grocery store. Calvin slowly loses the chip on his shoulder as he begins to experience the world through Produce’s eyes. Faith, work, purpose and most importantly family, blossom into Calvin’s life as their friendship develops. The unlikely pair becomes intertwined giving Calvin’s life new meaning and purpose but unfortunately leads to tragedy due to single decision echoed from Calvin’s past. Where Hope Grows is a story of finding redemption through faith, hope and love.