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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

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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Max Lucado Narrates His Best-selling Book God Came Near

August 28, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - Narrated by renowned Christian author and pastor Max Lucado, God Came Near is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

In the midst of the gloom of winter, the darkest and coldest of seasons, Christians still wait with great anticipation for the happiest season of all, Advent. Travel back in time and relive the coming of Christ to Earth, as He gives up His throne next to God the Father to enter this world as a baby born in a manger.

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Silent Night Is the True Story of the Popular Christmas Carol

August 25, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - The true story of the most popular Christmas carol of all time, Silent Night is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

Joseph Mohr is full of ideas and ideals when he is assigned in 1818 to be the new assistant priest in Oberndorf, a small Austrian town near Salzburg. However, the young man's passion to bring the church closer to the common people sets him on a collision course with his superior, Father Noestler.

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Queen Esther Comes Alive in For Such a Time

August 18, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - For Such a Time, the true story of Esther, the young Jewish woman God raised up to become the great Queen of Persia, is now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

After Queen Vashti is exiled for refusing to obey the king's commands, the king immediately searches for a new queen and falls in love with Esther, an orphan raised by her cousin Mordecai. However, when Mordecai refuses to bow down to the king's head noble, Esther must risk her own life to save her entire people from being destroyed.

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Samson DVD Tells the True Story of the Strongest Man Who Ever Lived

August 11, 2014

(Rock Rapids, IA) - Starring Jeffrey Scallon as Samson and Alyse Nicole as Delilah, Samson is an epic new film now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.

When Uncle Jeffrey arrives after a long flight, his nephew Vincent coaxes him into telling a bedtime story from the Bible about the strongest man who ever lived. Uncle Jeffrey embarks on the Old Testament story of Samson, a Nazarite hero and judge who used his strength to set his people free.

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