Bridgestone Multimedia Group™ Press Room
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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
December 03, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - The feature film The Rev, which inspired the Parables TV series of the same name, is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
The Rev is a Christian comedy starring John Carmen as Johnny Starr ("Double N...Double R"), a white evangelist who was adopted and raised in Arkansas by a devout black family.
November 25, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - Awarded the Dove Foundation's highest honor of five Doves, the faith-based documentary The Road to Emmaus, PA is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
The film follows three skeptical friends during their search for God on the road from Jerusalem, Ohio, to Emmaus, Pennsylvania. In a rundown RV, Joe Boyd, Mat Milthaler, and Brad Wise reenact the biblical pilgrimage from the gospel of Luke in which two travelers encounter the resurrected Jesus on the road to Jerusalem to Emmaus in ancient Israel. What starts as an investigative experiment for the trio ends as a spiritual awakening that helps to answer some of their questions about faith, miracles, missions, and prayer.
September 20, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - A young orphan learns the spirit of giving in Christmas Oranges, now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
Based on the 2002 book retold by Linda Bethers and illustrated by Ben Sowards, Christmas Oranges opens with the closing of Greenwoods Orphanage due to an epidemic. Having lost the only home she has ever known, young Rose (Bailee Johnson) is shipped from the warmth and kindness of Mrs. Hartley (Nancy Stafford) to the cold and cruel Irongates and its strict headmaster, Mr. Crampton (Edward Herrman). When Rose learns that each child receives an orange on Christmas, she waits in eager anticipation, but will Mr. Crampton's cruelty take away her special treat on Christmas morning?
September 05, 2013
Alex Kendrick discusses his new family film, The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone, in a short promotional message to coincide with the release of the adventure-packed film.
The co-writer and director of Courageous, Fireproof, and Facing the Giants, Kendrick describes The Lost Medallion as "an Indiana Jones style movie for children with no objectionable content...At the very end, there's a wonderful message of God's love for each and every one of us."
September 03, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - An inspirational adaptation of the greatest story ever told, The Nativity: The Life of Jesus Christ is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
This faith-based, historical drama follows the life of Jesus Christ from His birth in Bethlehem through His childhood and into manhood, where His special message of love and forgiveness changes the world.
August 29, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - The amazing true story of civil rights pioneer Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, An Ordinary Hero is now on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
The documentary is directed by award-winning filmmaker Loki Mulholland, who captures his mother's story and learns about her courage and the role she played in changing American history. As a white girl growing up in the South, Joan witnessed the ugly realities of segregation and racism firsthand and vowed to one day change it. By the time she was 19, she had already joined the Freedom Riders and participated in over three dozen sit-ins and protests. Despite being attacked by angry mobs, put on death row in the notorious Parchman Penitentiary, and coming face-to-face with the KKK, Joan never wavered from her belief that we are all created equal.
August 12, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - Survivors realize God is their only hope after a nuclear bomb strikes in My Refuge, a gripping end-times drama now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
The film follows the people in a small Arizona city in the aftermath of a national disaster. When a nuclear bomb is detonated in New York City, survivors across the country are forced to confront their hopes, fears, and faith. Not knowing what could happen next, they deal with the mounting tensions in various ways. Their intimate, intertwining stories intensify the drama of frantic phone calls, chaotic traffic jams, relentless news coverage, and tragic actions until they realize how precious life is.
July 31, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - Follow a futuristic space program's year-long exploration of the solar system in Genesis 7, a children's series of educational adventures now available in a complete 12 DVD set from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
Set in 2082, this episodic series takes young viewers on a fact-finding mission aboard the Genesis 7 spacecraft and its lander fondly known as "Little G." Piloted by Lt. Donton Andrews (Dalton Wolfe) under the command of his uncle, Captain Enoch Andrews (Bret Wolfe), and the captain's niece, imaging specialist Priscilla Andrews (Hannah Martin), each faith-based adventure is supported by communications specialist Lt. Abby Jennings (Emily Martin) and the Genesis Command ground crew.
July 30, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - Veterans teach a self-centered teen the true price of freedom in The Pledge, a powerful new family film now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
Tory Hedderman (Barrett Carnahan) is a stereotypical, self-centered 16-year-old with an unpatriotic attitude and the motto, "If it doesn't have to do with me, why should I care?" However, when Tory is caught vandalizing a statue of a World War I vet, he is ordered to perform community service at a local veterans' home. There, he learns about the sacrifices that have been made for our country and how to open his heart to those around him.
July 26, 2013
(Rock Rapids, IA) - Actor and director Alex Kendrick (Courageous, Fireproof, Facing the Giants) stars in The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone, a new faith-based adventure now available on DVD and Blu-ray from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
When Daniel Anderson (Kendrick) visits a foster home to drop off donations, he's urged to tell the kids an uplifting story. Daniel weaves a tale about 13-year-old Billy Stone (Billy Unger) and his best friend, Allie (Sammi Hanratty), who uncover a long-lost medallion and accidentally transport themselves back in time 200 years. There, Billy and his friends jump off waterfalls, sneak through caves, and battle their nemesis, Cobra, on an island from which they cannot escape, unless Billy discovers the key to reclaiming the powerful medallion and gains a new understanding of faith.