FilmRise Launches ‘FilmRise Faith and Inspiration’ App Ft. Biblical Epics, Children’s Classics and Modern-Day Inspirational Stories
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(Brooklyn, NY | April 6, 2023) FilmRise announces the launch of a brand-new free app, FilmRise Faith and Inspiration. Viewers can instantly stream hundreds of hours of free faith-affirming series, holiday hits, inspirational movies and enriching family content. FilmRise Faith and Inspiration is available now on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs and LG Channels – free, instantly, and with NO subscription required.
The app features several page-to-screen adaptations directly from the Bible, including the animated film Pilgrim’s Progress, the sweeping tale of a pilgrim and his burden. Pilgrim’s Progress is based on John Bunyan’s masterpiece and features Jonathan Rhys Davies of Lord of the Rings.
In addition, the app includes a selection of inspirational coming-of-age stories that appeal to all ages including Shirley Temple in The Little Princess, based on the novel by Francis Hodgson Burnett, about one girl’s resiliency. Viewers can also enjoy the classic tale Heidi (1968) starring Jennifer Edwards as the titular strong-willed orphan.
FilmRise Faith and Inspiration also considers your little ones at home! Kids can enjoy wholesome, classic animated series including Rupert and Babar, as well as films Where The Red Fern Grows and Finding Rin Tin Tin. In addition, they can explore true faith stories like the Torchlighters films and Biblical tales in The Animated Bible Series.
Finally, the app features a selection of uplifting, modern-day secular titles, including Kate Hudson in A Little Bit of Heaven – the film features an all-star cast, including Kathy Bates, Gael Garcia Bernal and Whoopi Goldberg, as well as FilmRise favorites like the beloved Canadian family drama Heartland, faith drama Highway to Heaven starring Michael Landon, as well as 1950s Western The Roy Rogers Show.
For FilmRise’s latest movies, marathons and special events streaming across Amazon Freevee, Pluto TV, Tubi, The Roku Channel and more, visit filmrise-streaming.com
FilmRise is a Brooklyn-based film and television studio and operator of the FilmRise Streaming Network, the world’s largest independently owned portfolio of ad-supported streaming apps and FAST channels. Founded in 2012 by veteran producers and financiers Danny Fisher, Jack Fisher and Alan Klingenstein, FilmRise is a recognized market leader and innovator at the forefront of analytics-led curation and distribution. The company offers over 50,000 licensed and originally produced scripted and unscripted feature films and television episodes across all genres, including Gordon Ramsay’s HELL’S KITCHEN and KITCHEN NIGHTMARES; hit culinary battle series IRON CHEF; beloved Stephen J Cannell series 21 JUMP STREET, HUNTER, BOOKER, RENEGADE and more; the Robert Stack-hosted true crime series UNSOLVED MYSTERIES; high-tech documentary crime series like FORENSIC FILES; American classic TV series THE RIFLEMAN, THAT GIRL and THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW; long-standing British favorites such as PEEP SHOW, SHAMELESS, LINE OF DUTY, MIDSOMER MURDERS and DOC MARTIN; as well as popular family series HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN and HEARTLAND.
FilmRise acquires and distributes an impressive movie library of award-winning, critically acclaimed feature films and documentaries, including the Tribeca Film Festival Best Documentary winner and three-time Emmy nominee REWIND; true crime feature thriller MY FRIEND DAHMER starring Ross Lynch and Anne Heche; two-time Spirit Award-nominated drama DRIVEWAYS, featuring the outstanding Hong Chau and Brian Dennehy; SURGE, the Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award winner with screen icon Ben Whishaw; and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning feature film THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST starring Chloë Grace Moretz.
FilmRise Original productions include true crime series BLOODLINE DETECTIVES HOSTED BY NANCY GRACE and MEET, MARRY, MURDER WITH MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG, MAKING A SERIAL KILLER, conflict resolution show THE MEDIATOR WITH ICE-T as well as the PBS documentary series ICON: MUSIC THROUGH THE LENS. For more information, go to: filmrise.com