New DVDs: Library half-term III arrivals

Films to enjoy with your family, to inspire & educate yourself:

Author Title Back of the DVD True story
Johny When Dr Drew Carter tragically lost his ten-year old son in a car
accident, he didn’t expect to lose his whole family as well. Since the accident, his wife, Julia, blames the accident on herself while their daugther feels increasingly more rejected by her own mother. When Dr Miller refers Johny, a foster child with leukemia, to Drew, the wheels start to turn. Is there a chance to heal Drew’s family? Does Johny have a special mission to fulfil?
The path of the wind After serving a ten-year prison sentence, Lee Ferguson returns to the small town where he was raised. There he meets Katie but their relationship is threatened by a scheming coworker and a violent past which will not stay buried. When a mysterious stranger knocks on his door, Lee is suddenly confronted with the choices he made long ago. He must now decide how far he is willing to go to seek redemption. The Path of the Wind is a compelling story of love, vengeance, and forgiveness, and the powers we choose to let guide us
Eyes to see Ray, a news cameraman is assigned to capture Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake that left over 300,000 dead. In the midst of the catastrophic damage Ray is forced to choose between doing his job and stepping out from behind the lens to help the victims. When he sets down his camera to rescue Marie, a Haitian mother who is trapped beneath the heavy debris of her former home, Ray opens his eyes to his own humanity yes
Come what may If college student Caleb argues what he truly believes about abortion, he stands to lose the most important competition of his life-and the support of his mother. If he softens his stance, he might win the coveted title…but lose the heart of his teammate Rachel in the process. Come what may is a vivid reminder that choosing what’s right is never easy…but it’s always worth the cost.
The sound of the spirit Beautiful Rivka is a twelve-year-old Jewish girl who believes in Jesus. But when her father suddenly dies, Rivka’s life changes forever. She ends up moving in with her traditional Jewish relatives. From her stormy relationship with her uncle, to a meeting with the synagogue’s senior rabbi, to the attention of the cutest boy in the synagogue, Rivka is caught in the crossfire of strong feelings between two faith communities. Her story is told with humor, compassion and grace
Set apart The city -and all of its influences-is all these kids have ever known…and they think it’s all there is…But is it? yes
Flywheel Jay Austin wants to sell used cars making as much money as possible. But then he comes across a classic convertible, and there begins a ride of his life as he learns to honor God with his business, his relationships, and his life!
Faith like potatoes Angus, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, leaves his farm in the mist of political unrest and racially charged land and travels to South Africa to start a better life. Faced with ever mounting challenges, hardships and personal turmoil, Angus quickly spirals down into a life consumed by anger, fear and destruction. He needs a miracle-and it happens… yes
Hansie This is a story of Hansie, South Africa’s golden cricket captain. He was destined for greatness…but, his greatest battle was not on the field… yes
October baby As the curtain rises, Hannah steps onto the stage…only to collapse moments later. Countless medical tests all point to one underlying factor: Hannah’s difficult birth. The doctors diagnosis is nothing cmpared to her parents’ revelaion: Hannah was adopted-after a failed abortion attempt. Bewildered, angered and confused, Hannah embarks on an incredible journey with Jason, her oldest friend. As she searches to discover her hidden past and find hope for her unknown future, Hannah realizes life can be so much more than you’ve planned.
The other side of heaven John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950’s while his girlfriend stays in the USA. Can their love survive and can he reach out to the Tongan people? yes
Amish grace When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated by the Amish community. Through the eyes of a grieving mother, Ida Graber, and other devastated families, this movie explores the Amish’s astonishing reaction to the horrific shootings – of forgiveness and compassion. yes
The Shunning Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence — until a mysterious “Englisher” comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago.

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