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Vision Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,054 works in 1,465 publications in 2 languages and 36,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Interviews  Christian fiction  Church history  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Biographical films  Comparative studies 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Vision Video (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Vision Video (Firm)
The Amish a people of preservation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 642 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
Bonhoeffer, agent of grace ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 535 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
A time for burning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 494 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
Romero by John Duigan( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romero is the true story of the Catholic priest 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 governments' 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
Shadowlands ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 446 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."
The cross and the switchblade by David Wilkerson( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of preacher David Wilkinson's efforts to help the street gangs of New York solve their problems of violence, crime and drugs
The Joy of Bach ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizations of scenes from Bach's life are interspersed with performances of his music
Burn the floor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed at its World Premiere (1999?), the program stars 44 of the world's champion ballroom and Latin dancers
Peter and Paul by Robert Day( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the three decades in which the two apostles journeyed throughout the Holy Land, Persia and Far East preaching Christianity, ending in Rome where they were both executed
Entertaining angels the Dorothy Day story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 359 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 )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Artaban, a wealthy physician, sells all his worldly possessions to buy three precious gems. He takes his reluctant slave and embarks on a search for the newly born Messiah. But Artaban's pilgrimage is delayed because he stops to aid those in need of a physician's care. At the end of his journey and without any gifts, Artaban comes face to face with the crucified Jesus. It is here that Artaban gives the most precious of all gifts
Mine eyes have seen the glory ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 326 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
Hanged on a twisted cross the life, convictions, and martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 323 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, who was executed by the National Socialists days before the end of WWII
Martin Luther ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film traces Martin Luther's life from a guilt burdened monk through the monumental events that led to his break with the Roman Church
Shadow voices finding hope in mental illness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 294 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
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 262 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
The first Christmas ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 256 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
History of Christianity by Timothy George( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 236 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
Christianity and Islam ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 235 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
C.S. Lewis through the shadowlands ( Visual )
in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
 
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Languages
English (80)
Spanish (2)
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