Bridgestone Multimedia Group Press Room

The Bridgestone Multimedia Group press room offers a variety of resources for customers and partners seeking the latest news and updates about our company and products.

BMG is built on a foundation of film, family, and faith. Each new title added to our database is carefully screened to ensure it reflects a Christian worldview and biblical principles. Our goal is to encourage the creation of more faith-affirming and family-friendly movies and media to spread the message of God's love. As we continue to expand our selection, we strive to give our customers the very best online shopping experience and products that entertain and inspire.

Latest Press Releases

In His Steps Film Based on Classic Charles Sheldon Novel

February 04, 2015

(Rock Rapids, IA) - A small group of Christians attempts to transform a California community in a new, modern-day adaptation of Charles Sheldon's highly acclaimed novel In His Steps.

When a stranger wanders into First Church in Raymond, California, Pastor Henry Maxwell is convicted by the homeless man's harsh words. Embarking on a crusade to walk In His Steps, Maxwell challenges his congregation to do nothing for an entire year without first asking, "What would Jesus do?" However, with family strife, church politics, and scorned lovers in their way, can they keep their promise, or will they slip back into their comfortable routines?

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The God Question Asks If Super-Computer Can Confirm God's Existence

January 07, 2015

(Rock Rapids, IA) - Scientists ask a super-intelligent computer about the existence of God inThe God Question, a new sci-fi film available from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

As news breaks that a group of MIT scientists have developed a new super-intelligent computer with the ability to think independently, Stephen Kendrick, a former MIT professor who was a source code writer for the project, is initially disappointed by his lack of recognition. However, federal officials quickly impose a federal ban on the computer when it promptly shuts down hundreds of websites.

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An Innocent Man Struggles to Heal after Prison in Mr. What

January 06, 2015

(Rock Rapids, IA) - An innocent man struggles to find healing and peace after he's released from prison in Mr. What, a new five-Dove film available from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Named for the question Mattiesko Wuopio gets every time he says his name, Mr. What (Alan Maki) has spent 22 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Upon apprehension of the true culprit, he's released, only to face harassment and the jailbird stigma as he attempts to re-enter society in tiny Tecumseh, Michigan.

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One Bible Impacts 14 Strangers in The Good Book

January 06, 2015

(Rock Rapids, IA) - A small New Testament passes through the hands of 14 strangers in The Good Book, a powerful and uplifting film now available from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Those who have the Bible in their possession for a short time include a young boy who runs away after he accidentally sets his home on fire, a young couple who must deal with the tragic loss of their child, and a woman hurting from her husband's infidelity. Each person has a decision to make. While some let the opportunity slip away, others find hope and meaning in the small Bible when they need it most.

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Long-Distance Princess Offers Humor and Lessons for Teens

October 24, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - A romantic comedy about friendship and forgiveness, Long-Distance Princess is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Lisa (Alicen Evans), a high school sophomore, has been hiding her hopeless crush on Todd (Parker Harris), the irresistibly likable junior in her art class. She stumbles upon the opportunity of a lifetime when Todd sees a picture of her beautiful friend Ellie, who lives in England, and asks for Lisa's help in getting to know her through social media.

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Santa's Helpers Embark on a Mission in Summertime Christmas

October 08, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - A child teaches Santa's helpers the true meaning of Christmas in the new family film Summertime Christmas, now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Two of Santa's elves, Elwood and Nora, are vacationing in small-town USA when they receive an urgent transmission from the North Pole about a new law that forbids adults from disciplining children. This sudden lack of consequences for kids has led to a worldwide epidemic of bad behavior, and it's up to Elwood and Nora to stop it.

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Lazer Us: The Legend of Jimi Lazer Heralded as Unique and Original

September 23, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - A rock star makes a promise that changes his life forever in Lazer Us: The Legend of Jimi Lazer, now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Jimi Lazer (Robbie Beniuk) is the leader of a Christian rock band named Lazer Us, but on the night of a major gig, he disappears. Rather than waiting to be discovered, Jimi makes a dangerous deal for a guitar that promises to make all of his wildest dreams come true. Now, twenty-seven years later, his old manager named Freedom (Patrick Mitchell) finally tracks him down and convinces him to find the hidden pieces of his guitar, reconcile with his band members, and return to The Moose concert venue, where he abandoned them.

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Depression-Era Family Finds Hope in Christmas for a Dollar

September 15, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - A Depression-era family discovers the priceless spirit of giving in Christmas for a Dollar, now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

A year has passed since Mrs. Kamp's untimely death, but her children and widowed husband, William (Brian Krause) are still struggling. Teenagers Verna (Danielle Chuchran) and Warren (James Gaisford) do their best to take care of the younger children, but Hopalong Cassidy fan Norman (Jacob Buster) and straight-talking little Ruthie (Ruby Jones) struggle the most with a bleak-looking future. As the family's debt mounts from Norman's battle with polio, the siblings fully expect a Christmas without presents.

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American Family Association's Accidental Activist Earns Five Doves

September 15, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - Inspired by actual events and produced by the American Family Association, Accidental Activist earned the Dove Foundation's highest honor of five doves and is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

In the film, Ted and Lynn Murphy lead a happy life with three children and a small business, but the family's simple, suburban existence turns upside down when Ted signs a petition advocating for marriage between a man and a woman. What Ted saw as a small act of civic duty soon sends him stumbling into the spotlight of a community that now looks at the family man as a heartless bigot.

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The Current Features Music from VOTA, Lightswitch, and Calling Glory

September 03, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - Featuring music from Christian rock bands VOTA, Lightswitch, and Calling Glory, The Current is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Concerned for his family's safety, Mark Larson (David Harper) decides to leave Chicago behind and move back to rural Minnesota. Despite angry protests from his son, Jake (B. Bradenton Harper), the family moves to Providence River Campground to live and work as the site's caretakers. Bitter at the move and his new manual labor responsibilities, Jake soon meets the boy across the river, Peter Owens (Blade Yocum) and his father, Brian (Dariush Moslemi). Jake and Peter form a quick bond that God uses to transform Jake's life in unimaginable ways.

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