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8 movies to watch with your family this season

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Celebrate the season with a cozy movie night! Gather everyone and grab plenty of popcorn because we've rounded up the best movies to watch as a family this winter season. Whether you're in the mood for something light-hearted and wholesome or something more spiritual, you're sure to find a new family favorite. If you need a stocking stuffer or a few neighbor gifts, these movies are great options to enjoy all year!

20 Years of Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir

Celebrate twenty years of the Choir Christmas concert with this unique, behind-the-scenes look at the spiritual spectacle we've come to know and love.


Christmas Jars

Based on the New York Times best- selling novel by Jason F. Wright

Hope is an aspiring reporter who has had her fair share of tragedy in life. Abandoned at birth, she's grieving the recent death of her adopted mother when her apartment is burglarized of all her possessions. While reporting the burglary to the police, Hope discovers a jar full of money, labeled "Christmas Jar." Shocked and grateful for this act of kindness, Hope discovers that people all over her hometown of Columbus, Ohio, have been receiving Christmas Jars for years during times of need. The jars are always anonymous and always contain different amounts. In this heartwarming Christmas classic, Hope goes undercover to discover the secret behind the Christmas jars, putting into motion a series of events that will change her life, and her community, forever.


Once I Was Engaged

A new comedy from the creators of ONCE I WAS A BEEHIVE! A stereotypical uber-planner, Carrie Carrington (Lisa Valentine Clark) has her daughter’s entire life planned out: Step 1—get accepted to Brigham Young University (CHECK); Step 2—serve a mi…[Wait. Bree got accepted to BYU Hawaii? OK. Breathe. It’s just a little wrinkle, even if BYU-H is an ocean away from home]; back to Step 2—serve a mission for her Church [partial CHECK, mission papers are submitted]; Step 3—graduate in marine biology; Step 4—PhD and post-doc research at Stanford; Step 5—eventually get married and start a family. The Plan was working for Bree, too, that is until Thys Chesterfield (aka Mr. Perfect) came on the scene and well…you know what they say about the best laid plans. All too soon, Bree has a ring on her finger and Carrie Carrington, is forced to abandon Plan A in order to plan the wedding of the century. She built an ark for girl’s camp—wait to see what she does when her daughter’s future is on the line!


Once I Was a Beehive

Lane Speer is a 16-year-old girl who spends her family vacations camping in the mountains. She takes the memories for granted until she loses her father to an unexpected bout with cancer. Only a year later, as Lane is still reeling from her father's death, her mother remarries a guy that Lane hardly knows. Worst of all, he is a Mormon. To top it off, while they are on their honeymoon, they arrange to have her stay with her Mormon step-aunt who takes her away to a bible-themed girls camp with a bunch of young Mormon girls. Confronted with memories of camping with her family, she tries to find peace with her new surroundings and deal with the death of her father.


Witnesses

The Three Witnesses faced persecution, trials of faith, and even risk of death, but they never denied what they saw. Come to know the men who held a sure witness of the golden plates, and increase your own witness that the Book of Mormon is inspired scripture for our day.


His Name Is Green Flake

Born into slavery and taken from his mother at age ten by another enslaver, Green Flake might have been lost to history like so many enslaved Black Americans before and after him. But when Green learned about the restored Church of Jesus Christ and its promise to reunite families forever in the next life, he made a choice that would take him on a wholly different trajectory. Committed to Jesus and desperate to see his people free and reunited, Green Flake takes on the most dangerous task of joining the scout party in the dead of winter to help prepare the route for Mormon pioneers to trek west from Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. Fighting off slave traders, mobs, Indian attacks, and the prejudice of his fellow believers, Green Flake played a critical role in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is his story.


Lamb of God

Experience the power of the last week of Jesus Christ's mortal ministry as told through the widely popular and sacred oratorio Lamb of God. this unique concert film brings composer Rob Gardner's music to the big screen for the first time as audiences are able to see a new orchestration and new soloists perform a work that has been compared to Handel's Messiah and Mozart's Requiem.


The Chosen, Season 2

It’s no longer hidden. The word is spreading that Jesus is the Messiah. Increased fame brings growing crowds, new disciples, and more miracles. It also brings trouble. Mary is confronted with old demons. The tension between Simon and Matthew explodes. James & John battle their prejudices and fiery tempers. But they all continue to passionately pursue the man they don’t always understand but will always follow.

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