Stand in the Gap
August Star (Simon Provan) is a Hollywood actor who reluctantly returns to his hometown of Owl’s Point with his mom/manager Rhonda (Dale Waddington) and director Tony (Ken Williams) to film a Christmas special. Three years earlier, August escaped Owl’s Point with a great deal of unresolved baggage following the death of his father, "Keeper" (David Rupprecht). Now, he must confront his feelings for Mandy (Heather Ricks) and his relationship with her and her young daughter Olivia (Hannah Frahm). August also learns that local judge Karl (Daniel Truhitte, “The Sound of Music”), the town innkeeper Henry (John Morgan) and rising political star Brad (Michael Oilar) each deliver a missing piece to a long unsolved family puzzle.
August Star (Simon Provan) is a Broadway actor who is seeking direction in his life. Much to the disappointment of his manager Rhonda (Dale Waddington), August abruptly leaves his hectic life and returns to his childhood home of Owl's Point. In this waterfront town, August is faced with embracing his past, coming to terms with the present, and setting a course for the future as he deals with his father Keeper (David Ruprecht) remembering less and less with each passing day. With the help of Mandy (Heather Ricks) and The Author (Bruce Marchiano), August discovers the true light and is able to start a new chapter in the book of his life. Click here to watch the trailer.
A very relatable story of family difficulties (communication, expectations, separation) combined with the spiritual story of The Prodigal Son brought together in this beautifully written script. The movie brought me to tears several times, and made me want to watch it over again! Thank you, Salty Earth Productions for another excellent production!!" Rebecca F.
"Excellent movie the whole family can enjoy. Great storyline. A very important reminder of family. Take time and enjoy this special movie." Shirley R.
"A great reminder that our troubles are temporary and our great reward is when we go home." Kim T.
Pete Vallee, nominated by US Today as one of the top 10 Las Vegas Entertainers in 2019, has been performing on the Strip for over 20 years! Pete's act "Big Elvis" has excited thousand from around the world who visit this desert oasis. Pete's story is unpredictable and remarkable. From his start in Seattle, to performing as a child in Las Vegas, to an ongoing struggle with weight, to his remarkable likeness in voice and resemblance to the King of Rock and Roll, and his strong faith, his story is one you will not want to miss. A portion of the documentary focuses on evidence that supports the reasons why Pete's similarities to "The King of Rock" may not be a coincidence. The hour long documentary is hosted by television personality David Ruprecht. Click here to watch the trailer.
Sam (Michael Jeske), is a young man who has special needs. He lives with his mother (Kelly Zierath.) Several years earlier, his sister Madison (Megan Ann Jacobs) left home to find a life for herself as an artist in Door County, Wisconsin. One day, when Madison arrives at her place of work, the Palmer Art Gallery, she learns that her mother has died. This news immediately changes both Madison's and Sam's lives. After their mother's funeral Sam comes to live with Madison. She rents the top floor of an old farm house from Roy Harrison (David Ruprecht.) Roy is a senior citizen set in his ways. He has little time for his peculiar tenant and her brother. A series of circumstances brings Roy and Sam closer together. Sam also realizes that his sister too may have special needs. As Sam says, "Some people's needs are on the outside for everyone to see. While others keep them on the inside hidden from view." Sam's passion is shoes. He knows everything about them. He is inspired to hold a shoe drive for the needy. He doesn't receive many shoes but is beaten close to death by a group of local thugs. This event allows Roy, Madison, and Sam to become a family as they change the views of each other and their town to those with special needs. Click here to watch the trailer.
The Open Door Reviews
In the Fairy Tale Village of Nod we find a young woman, Leah, who makes her living as a thief. Most of her stealing goes to her evil master Dybbuk. That is until one day, a huntsman, named Yadid comes to town and changes her life for now and eternity.
"The Return broke my heart, then healed it again."
Mister Scrooge to See You!
In the original Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, Scrooge learned to be a good person. In this story, which takes place one year later, Scrooge learns the rest of the story, the most important part of the story, the story that keeps the heart and soul of Christmas in every day of the year.
One year ago Ebenezer Scrooge learned the misery of his miserly ways. And all is well, or so he thinks! But Jacob Marley is not yet finished with Mister Scrooge.
Scrooge (David Ruprecht) finds his next Christmas to be full of intrigue, mystery, and suspense as he is sent on a new journey. The past, present, and future collide as Scrooge discovers the answer to the question, "Why am I here?"
Mister Scrooge to See You! is an entertaining visual Christmas card filled with a message of hope, peace, and joy that can only be found in the greatest gift ever given.
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Journey to Paradise
Lucy Collins has given up on Christmas since the painful break-up with her fiance. Things only get worse when a large TV news station is about to come to town and threatens the livelihood of their family-run business, Paradise TV 7. At the staff Christmas party, she makes a wish and what seems like the answer to her prayer walks in the front door to apply for the associate producer position, which they are hoping will bring new life to the station.
Not only is Joe McNamara a genius when it comes to producing a story, but he is also gifted with ideas about keeping the news station afloat. However, Joe has a secret of his own that he is keeping from Lucy. If she finds it out, then what looks like a promising relationship will unravel, but it's Christmas time, the season of rebirth and miracles.
Will the spirit of celebration be enough to heal two hearts? Or will the reality of deception make this the worst Christmas of all?
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