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Gateway Films

Works: 655 works in 927 publications in 2 languages and 21,220 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Church history  Biography  Nonfiction films  Religious television programs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 832 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 )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 570 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 )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German clergyman 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
Saving Santa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 541 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 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 Amish : a people of preservation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 487 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
The cross and the switchblade by David Wilkerson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 448 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 fourth wise man by Tom Fontana( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 358 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
Mine eyes have seen the glory( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 305 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 the Evangelicals are, 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. Three 55-minute segments
Entertaining angels : the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
Great preachers by Barbara Brown Taylor( Visual )

14 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 )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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
John Wycliffe : the morning star( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 210 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
We Shall Not Be Moved African-American Churches in the Civil Rights Era( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary examines how African-American churches played pivotal roles during the period of the American civil rights movement. Testimony of pastors, activists and church members recalls events in the struggle for racial equality at such churches as Dexter AVenue Baptist in Montgomery, AL, Ebenezer Baptist in Atlanta, and 16th Street Baptist in Birmingham
The Amish : how they survive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 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
The radicals( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 186 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
Hanged on a twisted cross : the life, convictions, and martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 170 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
Christianity and Islam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 169 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
Not for sale : a two-part documentary on the fight against human trafficking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 167 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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Peter and PaulThe cross and the switchbladeThe fourth wise manGod's outlaw : the story of William TyndaleJohn Wycliffe : the morning starWe Shall Not Be Moved African-American Churches in the Civil Rights EraThe radicalsChristianity and Islam