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Gateway Films

Works: 620 works in 883 publications in 2 languages and 21,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Church history  Film adaptations  Interviews  Juvenile works  Christian fiction 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gateway Films
Most widely held works by Gateway Films
Shadowlands( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 621 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 Amish a people of preservation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 607 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
Peter and Paul by Robert Day( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 581 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 by Eric Till( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 532 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. ... The Nazis hanged him on April 9, 1945 ... Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film."--Container
A time for burning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 497 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 441 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
Saving Santa( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 440 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)
Entertaining angels the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 365 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 351 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 )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 323 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
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 319 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
History of Christianity by Timothy George( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 230 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
C.S. Lewis through the shadowlands( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 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
Great preachers( Visual )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 220 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
People of faith Christianity in America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 219 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
God's outlaw the story of William Tyndale( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 213 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
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 210 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
John Wycliffe the morning star( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 207 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
Christianity and Islam( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 199 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 Amish how they survive( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 191 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
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Peter and PaulThe cross and the switchbladeThe fourth wise manHistory of ChristianityGod's outlaw the story of William TyndaleWe Shall Not Be Moved African-American Churches in the Civil Rights EraJohn Wycliffe the morning starChristianity and Islam