This section spotlights DVD's that tell the inspirational stories of people that have faced and overcome overwhelming obstacles. Here you will find the story of Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential leaders of our times, and of Jeremy Gilley, who spent 5 years of his life trying to give the world one day of peace and non violence. Fortunately, every generation has its heroes, and we will continue to bring you the movies that show us how ordinary people find a way to lead extraordinary lives.
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MANDELA SON OF AFRICA, FATHER OF A NATION 1996 OSCAR NOMINEE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY A captivating view on the incredible spirit of one of the world's most fascinating people. This full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela from his early days and tribal education, to his election as South Africa's first black president. Includes 28 pages of Historic Essays and Photos Production Studio - Palm Pictures $16.95
PEACE ONE DAY This is the epic story of one man's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to officially sanction a global ceasefire day; a day of non-violence; a day of peace worldwide. The documentary charts the remarkable 5 year journey of filmmaker Jeremy Gilley as he meets the heads of state, Nobel Peace Laureates, aid agencies, freedom fighters, media moguls, the innocent victims of war, and eventually everyone who was anyone st the U.N. Through success and failure, this film shows that one individual can truly make a difference. Production Studio - Hart Sharp Video $9.95
A GOOD LIFE the joe grushecky story Winner Best Documentary Colony film Festival 2007 Too many times in life when people realize that their dreams are not going to come true, they much too often give up on those dreams, and instead accept the hand that life deals them. Joe Grushecky is not one of those people. Faced with the fact that his dream of making it big in the unforgiving business of Rock n' Roll was going to fall just short, he chose a different path. He kept fighting. It's a tale of determination, passion, desire, and success... no matter how you measure it. Includes 8 song CD with never before heard live performances featuring Joe with life-long friend Bruce Springsteen. Production Studio - Flat Broke Productions $20.95
COLORBLIND Winner - 2005 Gloria Intern'l Film Festival Winner - 2005 California Independent Film Festival Winner - 2005 Garden State Film Festival Sometimes one person has the power to change lives, helping to shape and guide us in becoming better people. This is the story of Detroit grade school teacher Alvin Bell, a man with great character that touched the hearts and minds of his young students during one of America's most turbulent and racially charged decades, the 1960's. Production Studio - Pamela Peak Productions $ 24.95
Mission Positive Films features DVD's that are in keeping with the theme of this website, To Inspire, Motivate and Educate. All movies are family friendly and suitable for all ages, unless clearly marked " Parental Guidance ". The movies you see on this page come from all over the world, and have the production studio mentioned in the description. We may not always agree with the opinions that are expressed in these movies, but we believe it's important to view the world from multiple perspectives.
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