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Vision Video (Firm)

Works: 1,154 works in 1,609 publications in 3 languages and 38,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  History  Biography  Hagiographical films  Nonfiction films  Religious television programs  Film adaptations  War films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Vision Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Vision Video (Firm)
Shadowlands( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 676 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."
Bonhoeffer, agent of grace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 556 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
Romero by John Duigan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romero is the true story of the Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against the government's actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder priests. Despite persecution, Romero continued to speak out against the atrocities the government was committing against the people of El Salvador, until his assassination
The Amish : a people of preservation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 509 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
A time for burning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 491 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 )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 428 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
Peter and Paul by Robert Day( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 382 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
Entertaining angels : the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 378 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 )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a fourth Magi, Artaban, who strives for 33 years to meet the Messiah, and along the way gives to the needy the gifts he intended to present to Christ
The Joy of Bach( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of scenes from Bach's life are interspersed with performances of his music
Burn the floor by Universal Home Video( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed at its World Premiere (1999?), the program stars 44 of the world's champion ballroom and Latin dancers
Martin Luther by Louis de Rochemont( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Account of the life of Martin Luther showing his theological clash with the Roman Catholic Church resulting in the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Germany. Filmed in West Germany. Included at the end of this edition is a "Biography of a film," with Robert A.E. Lee, former executive of Lutheran Film Associates
Mine eyes have seen the glory( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 304 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
Shadow voices : finding hope in mental illness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

45 million Americans suffer from mental illness. Ten people with mental illness tell their stories, plus experts and advocates in the field add perspectives and insights, offering an inside look at what it is like to live with a mental illness and how individuals and their families find their way through medical, governmental, societal and spiritual issues
In the footsteps of St. Peter( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this major two-part documentary series produced for the BBC, Suchet travels from Peter's humble Galilean birthplace to Jerusalem, where a terrified Peter denies his beloved friend and teacher on the eve of the crucifixion. Encounter Peter's miraculous post-resurrection transformation, discover the role Peter played in keeping the early church from splintering, and explore the question, what happened to Peter after he mysteriously vanished from the biblical account?
Plain talk about Alzheimer's disease : Alzheimer's related dementia and wandering by Kimberly R Kelly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ask anyone who has been through it, seeing a friend or loved one deteriorate with Alzheimer's is one of the most painful experiences to behold. Here is help in understanding what is happening. This two-part program provides an introduction to this disease
God's outlaw : the story of William Tyndale( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Wolsey, he darted across Europe to avoid capture--always pushing to complete the task that obsessed him
China cry by James F Collier( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Sung Neng Yee lived like a princess until the Japanese seized her house in 1941. After the defeat of Japan, she joined the Communists believing that they are the liberators of China. All goes well until she falls in love with Lam Cheng Shen from Hong Kong. She marries and has children. Communist officials decide to break her of any bourgeois tendencies and persecute her. She calls to God for salvation and He helps her gain her freedom and that of her family. An intimate love story and a saga of courage
People of faith : Christianity in America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 221 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"--Container jacket
The first Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the traditional story of the birth of Jesus, beginning with Mary and Joseph's trip from Nazareth to Bethlehem. We witness their encounter with the innkeeper who "has no room for them," but provides shelter in a stable where Mary gives birth. We see the announcement to the shepherds and follow the Magi who trek across the desert guided by the mysterious star
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The cross and the switchbladePeter and PaulThe fourth wise manMartin LutherGod's outlaw : the story of William TyndaleThe first Christmas