Abby Johnson was the most highly acclaimed employee for her age at Planned Parenthood. Her passion for helping women in crisis led her to do what she thought was necessary. When everything was coming together perfectly at her clinic, she was asked to assist in an abortion procedure. What she saw changed her life forever. Now, knowing the truth, she seeks an opportunity for healing while turning her back on Planned Parenthood, making them her biggest enemy.
Watch it for:An incredible film to watch if you’re grappling with women’s rights. Our body belongs to the Lord. He has called us to abstain from sex until marriage. This means we are responsible for the outcome of our actions whether we obey His command or not. If our body belongs to Him, an unborn baby belongs to Him as well. We have no place to take it from Him.
Elle Fanning returns to the big screen as Violet, a shy farmgirl, who dreams of making it big as a singer. Singing to her horse and dancing alone in her room won’t take her far, but the help and support of a former opera singer, who mentors her, will. When everyone else doubts Violet, her mentor encourages her to enter a televised musical talent program called Teen Spirit. With his training, she will have what it takes to become all she ever dreamed.
Watch it for:Follow your heart – it will tell you what to do. God gives us deep desires, hopes and dreams that He wants us to pursue. He will give us what we need to make our dreams a reality.
Inspired by the classic tale, a young elephant, with oversized ears, struggles to fit in and find his place in the traveling circus. When it’s discovered what he’s capable of, a group of people encourage him to fly above the rest.
Watch it for:Tim Burton’s imagination takes this story to new heights. With incredible effects and storytelling, this classic tale is reborn into a delight for the senses.
Wonder Park (PG)
June has a wild imagination. With the help of her mother, she invents an incredible adventure park. As she grows up, she grows out of her imagination. One day, she’s mysteriously led to an entrance of an abandoned park. As she explores the amusement park, she realizes it’s the life-size version of the one she imagined years ago. The real Wonderland is now in disarray and she is the only person who can fix it. She bands together with her toy friends, who’ve come to life, to repair the park and her dreams.
Watch it for:A good imagination never dies. The most incredible inventions of our world stem from an inconceivable imagination. Though people may try to limit you, your imagination can create solutions to overcome some of the greatest problems of the world.
Five Feet Apart (PG-13)
Someone who lives with Cystic Fibrosis, must keep their distance from other people to prevent them from catching an infection that could kill. This is the life of teenager Stella Grant. She has a medical staff that supports her during her frequent visits to the hospital. It isn’t until she meets Will, another Cystic Fibrosis suffer, that she realizes she’s been living her life to stay alive, but never really living. As their bond becomes infectious, they grasp the reality that their sickness may tragically pull them apart.
Watch it for:The life of any teenager is about discovering relationships as well as your own identity. How often are you willing to throw the rules out the window because of your love and attraction for someone else? This film not only embraces that effect, it presents the dangers of any amorous temptation – large or small.
Where’d You Go Bernadette (PG-13)
Bee’s life seems to be perfectly aligned. She has incredible parents. She’s smart, pretty and witty. She has just about anything her heart desires. But one day, her eccentric and loving mom, Bernadette, mysteriously disappears. With no clues of her whereabouts, Bee goes on a journey to find her. One the way, she discovers a troubled past and a few hiccups that make her life seem not so perfect.
Watch it for:Though life may not always be flawless, it’s the journey that makes it worthwhile. As Bee does what she can to track her mother down, she discovers a lot about herself, her mother and life in general. She wouldn’t have gained that knowledge and insight if it weren’t for the hardship.
The Best of Enemies (PG-13)
When an electrical fire destroys an elementary school, Ann Atwater, a civil rights activist, takes the situation under her own wing. Going up against the leader of the Ku Klux Klan, she’s determined to end school segregation. Her words and wisdom help her fight a battle that creates an unexpected tension about what it takes to make change happen.
Watch it for:The same God that made you, made me. We are all created and loved by the same God. He made the entire universe but chose to make us in His likeness. There is beauty in that reflection that deserves to be appreciated and should be admired.
Missing Link (PG)
Sir Lionel Frost (voiced by Hugh Jackman) is a renown explorer who loves the adventure of investigating mysterious myths and frightening monsters. Unfortunately, few people believe in him or his discoveries. One day he’s confronted by Mr. Link (voiced by Zach Galifianakis) who wants him to find the remaining legendary creatures of his ancestry. With their friend, Adeline Fortnight, the three embark on a wild adventure to discover who they are and why that’s important.
Watch it for:The significance of friendship and family is the common link to any quest. As these adventurers explore the world, they also discover their friendship and learn to rely on one another in the most unexpected moments.