Journey Toward Forgiveness (2001)
Seven emotional stories of people who have dealt with anger and forgiveness in the face of racial injustice, violent death and terminal illness.
This hour-long documentary powerfully demonstrates that those who are able to embark on a process towards forgiveness – though heartrending and difficult – find it to be the path to inner healing.
Length: 58 minutes
Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives (2011)
There is a treacherous fault line creeping its way around the world marking profound distrust and animosity between Christians and Muslims of various groups. While both groups have in their histories war-making and violence, another reality exists that gets too little attention. Muslims and Christians both are dedicating their lives to the pursuit of peace and peaceful relationships. In this documentary we examine the streams of peace that flow through both the Christian and Muslim worlds.
Length: 57:30 minutes
Weaving Life: The Life and Death of a Peacemaker (2012)
“Weaving Life: The Life and Death of Peacemaker Dan Terry” was partly produced by students from Eastern Mennonite University’s visual and communication arts programs during Spring semester 2012, to tell the story of Dan Terry, a United Methodist who worked with numerous Mennonites through the years, and how he wove relationships, joy, partnership, and understanding into his lifelong work in Afghanistan. Terry, 64, was among 10 humanitarian aid workers assassinated in Afghanistan in August 2010.
Length: 52 minutes
Building on Faith (2006)
This documentary explores how faith groups and others are working to bring decent, affordable housing for all. The viewer will meet families struggling with housing issues, see innovative and effective solutions, learn how children benefit from better housing and see the importance of working together across political and religious divides.
Length: 52 minutes
Hunger No More (2004)
A TV documentary presented by the National Council of Churches. Hunger No More takes an unflinching look at the persistent problem of hunger in the 21st century. . . and offers solutions. Meet the people behind the facts on hunger. Also encounter people of faith across America who have taken up the challenge of eradicating hunger in the U.S. and globally. What you do will make a difference.
Length: 57:30 minutes
Who Are the Mennonites? (2011)
Can you tell if someone is a Mennonite just by looking? This 15-minute DVD invites viewers to “worship with us and see how we live.” Explores Mennonite history, beliefs and practices in an easy-to-understand way. Subtitled in English and Spanish and also includes condensed 4-minute versions with narration in English or Spanish. These short video summaries of Mennonite beliefs and practices are available in .mp4 and .wmv formats free to embed on your own Facebook page or website.
Length: 15 minutes
The Radicals (1989)
The dramatic story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Length: 1 hour 39 minutes
The Amish: Back Roads to Heaven (2007)
The story of Amish life and culture in Pennsylvania, including rumspringa, gender and business practices, and a segment on the Amish response to the Nickel Mines school shooting. Produced by Buller Films in Massanutten, Virginia, with filmmaker Burton Buller.
Length: 45 minutes
Pax Service: An Alternative to War (2008)
From 1951 to1976, twelve hundred young men worked in 40 countries as an alternative to military service. This is their story.
Length: 43 minutes
Harvest: The Threshing Story (2006)
Two hundred years ago, harvesting and threshing grain was slow, backbreaking handwork. But by 1850, a series of inventions was transforming the work of harvesting, and the American farm. Here, in authentic recreations, is the story of that transformation. Shot primarily in Lancaster County PA, where the Amish still use the machines and methods of yesterday, with the support of the Rough & Tumble Engineers Historical Association.
Length: 60 minutes