Movies are one of the most powerful forms of media to influence the hearts and minds of millions. The problem is, much of the content in today’s movies leads audiences away from, not closer to, the Lord.
BRIDGE OF ROSES
Discover how a miraculous bridge of ice over the St. Lawrence River in 1879 would help reignite the faith of a country - and inspire the birth of a National Shrine. From the arrival North America's first missionaries — to the Virgin Mary’s first official crowning in 1904 and beyond, the place known as Tròis Rivières has become a bastion of faith, favours and Marian Devotion.
Premiering on October 7th, 2021. Purchase and stream this incredible docu-drama here.
Enroll in the Confraternity of the Rosary here.
THIS IS THE YEAR
This touching, humorous feel-good film featuring young actors and actresses brought the message of morals and values and hope to the world's teens. Selena Gomez and David Henrie hosted the international virtual release on August 28th, 2020.
Many consider it to be the most powerful and effective pro-life movie ever made. Mater Media co-sponsored two private donor screenings before the film’s release, generating more than $60,000. Working in collaboration with Credo and Coalition for Life, Mater Media invested the funds to purchase 6,000 movie tickets at nine St. Louis-area theaters, and distributed them for FREE.
PASSION OF THE CHRIST
The original rights have been acquired from Mel Gibson, and funding is nearly complete, for this $22 million potential blockbuster, a totally unique film based on the revelations of three Catholic mystics, about the Incarnation, Visitation, Birth, Presentation, and Finding, of the Lord Jesus Christ— presented in stunning, powerful, cinematic form to reach and move the hearts and minds of young people.
CONTINUING PROMOTION AND MARKETING
Metanoia Films’ 2006 Toronto Film Festival-winning full-length classic starring Eduardo Verastegui and Tammy Blanchard. This powerful, pro-life story has been responsible for the births of more than 1,000 babies after their abortion-determined mothers saw the film.
The 2011 multi-award winning short film, set in the 18th century, presents the little-known story of one of history’s most famous figures, and how his life was saved before his birth. A powerful pro-life presentation.
Written and directed by Wizards of Waverly teen heartthrob, David Henrie, Catch is the story of a father who does not have time to play catch with his young son—a short film with an emotional, and ultimately uplifting, message.