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Looking back: Ten films show the best from ‘Mormon Cinema’

Hollywood has never taken to Mormons the way it has with members of many other faiths.

Sure, there was "Brigham Young," the epic 1940 Western starring Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell as Mormon pioneers and Dean Jagger as the title character. But depictions like that were few and far between.

It took LDS filmmakers to get the ball rolling around the turn of the 21st century, with a wave of independently produced movies made by and for Mormons.

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