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Gateway Films

Overview
Works: 638 works in 1,045 publications in 2 languages and 21,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Nonfiction films  Church history  Religious television programs  Children's films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gateway Films
 
Most widely held works by Gateway Films
Shadowlands( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
Peter and Paul by Robert Day( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic network television mini-series brings to life the precarious existence of the early Christian church which was beset by violent oppositon from without and within. Peter and Paul emerge as two key leaders and struggle to keep the faith alive. The story of Peter and Paul is a story of the meaning of faith and love, liberty and law, victory and defeat, and life and death
Bonhoeffer, agent of grace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film
The Amish : a people of preservation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An updated look at various aspects of the Amish community, including its history, the world view beliefs of the Amish, and the simplicity of their lifestyle. Shows various activities of the family
Saving Santa( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lowly stable elf (Martin Freeman) must travel back in time to save Santa's Kingdom from the evil billionaire scoundrel Neville Baddington (Tim Curry)
A time for burning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally rejected by the three major networks for being too controversial, this classic cinéma vérité film ... captures an all-white Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska as their eager, but earnest pastor tries to get the congregation to reach out to their fellow black Lutherans ... As tensions threaten to tear apart the church, the film illustrates the anguish and awakenings of the civil rights era through the words and actions of everyday people."--Container
The cross and the switchblade by David Wilkerson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary story of David Wilkerson's mission from the countryside of rural Pennsylvania into the middle of the violence of gang warfare in New York's urban ghettos. Wilkerson sought to lead the embittered youth away from a life of drugs and violence. He was met with opposition, suspicion and hostility. He risked his life, persevered and won
Entertaining angels : the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
The fourth wise man by Tom Fontana( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Persia, a wealthy physician embarks on a search for the newly born Messiah and, at the end of his lifelong search for the true meaning of existence, comes face to face with the crucified Jesus
Hanged on a twisted cross : the life, convictions, and martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses archival footage, documents and visits to original locations to capture the life, times and thought of the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. The Nazis hanged him on April 9, 1945, less than a month before the end of the war. Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film. More than just a biographical portrait, Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace sheds light on the little-known efforts of the German resistance. It brings to a wide audience the heroic rebellion of Bonhoeffer, a highly regarded Lutheran minister who could have kept his peace and saved his life on several occasions but instead paid the ultimate price for his beliefs
Mine eyes have seen the glory( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Randall Balmer travelled throughout the United States to uncover the richness, diversity, and energy of the Evangelical movement. The result is an intimate look at who are the Evangelicals, what they believe, what difference their faith makes in their lives, how they seek to protect their children from the corrupting influences of society, how they are trying to change the world, and emerging forms of Evangelicalism that suggest what their future may be like
Great preachers by Gardner C Taylor( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an actual sermon, prepared and delivered for this series, with an interview by host Bill Turpie to explore the message and spiritual journey of preaching
God's outlaw : the story of William Tyndale( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story, God's Outlaw is about international politics, church intrigue, cold-blooded betrayal, and false justice ending in a criminal's death. But it's also about victorious faith and spiritual triumph over some of the greatest political and religious forces known in the 16th century. A simple God-seeking man, William Tyndale became one of the most wanted men in England and Europe. Pursued by King Henry VIII, Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More, and the Pope's personal legate Cardinal Wolssey, he darted across Europe to avoid capture--always pushing to complete the task that obsessed him. The task was translating the Bible into English and publishing it for his fellow countrymen--Englishmen who lived in a country where the Bible and even prayers in English were outlawed by a harsh and rigid religious establishment. Today he is renowned as "the father of the English Bible," and is recognized as one of the major leaders of the English Reformation. But the tale of how he lived and died as "God's outlaw" is a compelling "rest-of-the-story," and is especially a moving encouragement for modern people of faith.--from publisher description
People of faith : Christianity in America by Gaynell Bordes Cronin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Survey the entire more-than-400-year history of Christianity in America from before the Pilgrims to the present in this stunning DVD series. You'll gain valuable perspective on the people and ideas that shaped America and see how it came to be the first nation in history based upon the ideal of religious liberty. In this six-episode series you'll meet the spiritual visionaries, leaders and entrepreneurs who shaped Christianity across the centuries and dramatically impacted the culture we live in today, including Jonathan Edwards, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Archbishop John Joseph Hughes, Martin Luther King Jr. and Billy Graham among many other influential Protestant and Catholic Christians
John Wycliffe : the morning star( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of the life of the 14th century scholar and cleric who translated the Bible into English for the first time. Wycliffe found himself in the middle of religious, political and social conflicts. An Oxford scholar, one of Europe's most renowned philosophers, he was a defender of English nationalism against the power of the Pope and a champion of the poor against the injustices of the rich. He taught that God's forgiveness cannot be bought with indulgences. He preached that the only true authority is the Word of God, and the Word could only be understood by all if the people could read it in their native tongue. This feature drama captures the trials and heroic struggles of this significant man of faith, the "Morning star" of the Reformation
The Amish : how they survive( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This documentary takes you on an intimate journey into Ohio Amish life and culture. You will discover how rapid growth and economic pressures threaten their community. You will also meet a people who, as a result of creative disengagement with the culture around them, thrive."--Container
Christianity and Islam by Shabir Ally( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of four programs intended for Christians providing an introduction to Islam, a delineation of the differences between Christianity and Islam on such questions as God, Jesus Christ, and the Trinity, and tips on how Christians can share their faith with Muslims
The radicals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Myron Augsburger's book, Pilgrim aflame, about the lives of Michael and Margaretha Sattler and the beginnings of the Anabaptist movement
A History of Christianity by Diarmaid MacCulloch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six-part overview of the Christian Church, designed to introduce the viewer to its fascinating and perplexing 2,000-year history
Not for sale : a two-part documentary on the fight against human trafficking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two documentaries on the global problem of human trafficking and the modern-day abolitionists who are fighting it. Based on the book Not for Sale by David Batstone, covers what modern-day abolitionists are doing to fight the rampant terrors of human trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. Tens of millions of people are slaves today. In spite of this tragic figure there are modern day abolitionists who battle human trafficking
 
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Gateway Films Productions.

Languages
English (114)

Spanish (2)

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Peter and PaulThe cross and the switchbladeThe fourth wise manGod's outlaw : the story of William TyndaleJohn Wycliffe : the morning starChristianity and IslamThe radicalsA History of Christianity