or


[06/17/14 - 06:30 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents Award-Winning Documentary "Kidnapped for Christ"
The documentary chronicles the shocking truth behind Escuela Caribe, a controversial Christian behavior modification program in the Dominican Republic for "troubled" U.S. teenagers.

[via press release from Showtime]

SHOWTIME(R) PRESENTS AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY "KIDNAPPED FOR CHRIST"

To Premiere Thursday, July 10th at 7:30pm ET/PT

Los Angeles, CA (June 17, 2014) - On Thursday, July 10th at 7:30pm ET/PT, SHOWTIME will premiere KIDNAPPED FOR CHRIST, a powerful, award-winning documentary that chronicles the shocking truth behind Escuela Caribe, a controversial Christian behavior modification program in the Dominican Republic for "troubled" U.S. teenagers. Initially hoping to document the positive effects a boarding school like this could have on struggling youth, evangelical filmmaker Kate Logan is granted unprecedented access and allowed to live on campus for the summer. Once there, Logan's eyes are opened to the truth beneath the sunny facade of this remote reform school-kids being taken by force in the middle of the night, rumors of physical abuse, and staff imposing arbitrary and degrading punishments on the young students-and encounters students who change her life.

In the 85-minute documentary, Logan meets David, a 17-year-old honor student from Colorado, sent to the program shortly after coming out to his parents; Beth, a 15-year-old from Michigan suffering from debilitating panic attacks; and Tai, a 16-year-old Haitian-American girl from Boston experimenting with drugs to cope with childhood trauma. With mounting evidence that this so-called "therapeutic boarding school" is no more than a crude brainwashing camp, Logan is determined to help at least one student escape. The struggles she faces to secure the child's freedom reveal just how far Escuela Caribe will go to prevent their students from leaving, becoming a journey that tests Logan's faith in ways she could never imagine.

Special Jury Award Winner of the 2014 Nashville Film Festival and the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at 2014 Slamdance Film Festival, KIDNAPPED FOR CHRIST is executive produced by Lance Bass, Mike C. Manning and Tom DeSanto. KIDNAPPED FOR CHRIST is presented by REDTHORN, in association with LOOK CLOSER MEDIA.

For more information please visit: http://www.kidnappedforchrist.com/ & http://www.sho.com/sho/reality-docs/titles/3409205/kidnapped-for-christ#/index.





  [june 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[08/11/22 - 08:45 AM]
"90 Day: The Single Life" Returns for Its Third Season, Premiering Monday, September 12th on TLC and discovery+
On the brand new season, viewers will follow six determined singles who are diving back into the world of romance after their failed international relationships.

[08/11/22 - 08:30 AM]
2022 "VMAs" Announce Kane Brown as Toyota Stage Headliner with First-of-Its-Kind Mixed Reality Activation from The Famous Group
Brown continues to make "VMAs" history as the first male country artist to perform on the iconic show.

[08/11/22 - 08:01 AM]
A Netflix Comedy Event: "Gabriel Iglesias: Stadium Fluffy Live from Los Angeles" to Premiere Globally on October 18
The actor and comedian made history on May 6, 2022 when he became the first comedian to ever perform at Dodger Stadium, the largest MLB stadium in the US.

[08/11/22 - 08:01 AM]
"Garage Rehab" Star Russell J. Holmes Reignites Stalled Renos Back on Track in New HGTV Series "Renovation Impossible"
Dallas-based contractor Russell J. Holmes will help clients on tight budgets rev up their stalled home renos in the new HGTV series, premiering Thursday, September 8.

[08/11/22 - 08:00 AM]
Prime Video Greenlights "Good Neighbors"
The three-part docuseries is about one of the most unique and intense competitions in international sports: The rivalry between the Mexican and American national men's soccer teams.

[08/11/22 - 07:01 AM]
"Why Not Us: Southern Dance" Now Streaming Exclusively on ESPN+
The eight-episode ESPN+ original will air weekly on Thursdays and is the third season of the acclaimed "Why Not Us" series from Andscape and executive produced by NBA All-Star and entrepreneur Chris Paul.

[08/11/22 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Rick and Morty" - Season 6 Official Trailer - adult swim
This one is for the Die Hards. "Rick and Morty" season six returns starting September 4.

[08/11/22 - 06:21 AM]
A+E Networks Teams with Opendoor for Season-Long Marketing Partnership on New A&E Series "Move or Improve"
The new homeowner show is set to bow August 13 with back-to-back episodes at 12n and 12:30pm ET within Home.Made.Nation., a lifestyle programming block available across A+E Networks' platforms.

[08/11/22 - 06:02 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art - Hulu Original Series "Wedding Season"
From the producers that brought you "Broad City," "Difficult People," "Younger" and "Search Party, this genre-busting series tells the story of Katie and Stefan who fall for each other at a wedding and begin an affair, despite Katie already having a fiancé.

[08/11/22 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Rodrigo Marques: King of Uncouth" - Official Trailer - Netflix Brazil
Brazilian comic Rodrigo Marques discusses a particularly crazy trip to a famous archipelago, his life traumas and more in this stand-up special.

[08/10/22 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Narco-Saints" - Official Teaser - Netflix
An ordinary entrepreneur joins a secret government mission to capture a Korean drug lord operating in South America. Based on true events.

[08/10/22 - 12:42 PM]
AMC Networks Announces Fall Lineup of New Original Series and Films and Returning Fan Favorites Across Its Suite of Channels and Targeted Streaming Services
This fall, AMC Networks unveils a robust slate of compelling dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and highly-anticipated films across its channels and targeted streaming services including AMC+, AMC, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, HIDIVE, IFC, BBC America, Shudder, Sundance Now, SundanceTV and WE TV.

[08/10/22 - 12:41 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "Cooper's Bar" Renewed for Second Season
The series is nominated for a 2022 Emmy Award for Rhea Seehorn in the "Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series" category.

[08/10/22 - 12:40 PM]
Executive Producer John Legend Returns to Topline All-Star Guest Roster for the New Season of IFC's "Sherman's Showcase"
AMC+ will premiere the first two episodes on October 26, with additional episodes available to stream on the service one week early.

[08/10/22 - 12:39 PM]
Sundance Now Commissions Bevy of New Series Starring Thomasin Mckenzie, Elaine Cassidy, Sarah Goldberg, Temuera Morrison, Travis Fimmel and More
These commissions finalize on the heels of recent announcements for upcoming series "Clean Sweep," "The Lovers," "SisterS," "Black Snow," and "Far North" - promising a robust 2023 for the network.