Vision Films (Vision) is bringing hope and inspiration to international buyers with its strong lineup of faith and family films at the Cannes 2020 Virtual Market. Root of the Problem, Saving Santaland, Forgiven, Acquitted by Faith, Murder of Innocence, Sky Dog, and Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B & B Robbery are just a handful of the over 30 faith and family titles represented by Vision Films that are available for online screening.
A family inherits a real-life money tree but soon learns that money doesn’t buy happiness in Root of the Problem; a model finds inner beauty and falls in love with her childhood pen pal in Saving Santaland; a young woman tries to save the life of a criminal in Forgiven; a lawyer seeks God after a terrible accident in Acquitted by Faith; and a family rocked by a murder finds hope and healing in A Murder of Innocence.
On the family side, a high school senior and his dog rescue his CIA agent mother in Sky Dog and two teen girls use detective skills to solve a crime in Hidden Orchard Mysteries: The Case of the Air B & B Robbery.
“Vision Films is well known for our diverse slate of content from compelling independent feature films of all genresto timely documentaries,” says Lise Romanoff, Managing Director/CEO of Vision Films. “This market, we’re focusing on films that are uplifting, positive, and bring hope and joy to audiences around the world.”
Vision Films will be releasing these titles under its own DVD and VOD label in North America and is offering them to distributors around the world at Virtual Cannes.
- Vision’s Cannes 2020 lineup can be found on the Marché du Film website: https://marchedufilm.online/salesagents/1203/.
- Additional films can be found on Cinando: https://cinando.com/en/Company/vision_films_1203/Films.
ROOT OF THE PROBLEM
When a suburban family inherits a real-life money tree, they have a one-way ticket to easy street. As they lose sight of the things that matter most, the family will be tested to discover that it is better to give than receive.
STARRING: Sergio Di Zio (Flashpoint), Claire Rankin (Molly’s Game), Leslie Benn, Ty Loupelle
DIRECTED BY: Scott Corban Sikma
GENRE(S): Inspirational, Family, * New Releases
RUN TIME: (95 Min)
When a famous model spends the holidays in her small town, she falls in love with her childhood pal, a local farmer, as they try to save the Santaland festival, discovering that true love and beauty comes from within and miracles can happen with determination and faith.
STARRING: Jenn Gotzon (Frost/Nixon), Jim E. Chandler (Stranger Things), Corbin Bernsen (Major League), John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazzard), Sandra Ellis Lafferty (The Hunger Games)
DIRECTED BY: Wes Llewellyn
GENRE(S): Holiday, Family
RUN TIME: (88 Min)
When Lieutenant Morgan (Kevin Sorbo) and his armed force arrive on the scene of a church hostage situation, James (Casey Fuller) weighs his options for an escape while Elizabeth (Jenn Gotzen) makes it her mission to save his life.
STARRING: Kevin Sorbo (Let There Be Light), Jenn Gotzon (My Daddy’s in Heaven), Kelsey Sanders (The Blind Side), Casey Fuller (Soul), Reegus Flenory (Season of Miracles)
DIRECTED BY: Kevan Otto
GENRE(S): Inspirational, Drama
RUN TIME: (80 Min)
ACQUITTED BY FAITH
Attorney Benjamin Stills (Casper Van Dien) is nearly sentenced to prison and finds faith in God after killing a teenage girl in an accidental car crash from texting while driving.
STARRING: Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), Catherine Oxenberg (The Omega Code, Sleeping Beauty), Tom Schanley (10 Things I Hate About Life)
DIRECTED BY: Daniel Lusko
GENRE(S): Faith, Thriller
RUN TIME: 92 Min.
A MURDER OF INNOCENCE
Based on a true story, a community is rocked by a double-homicide and the police struggle to find the killer. The resident pastor helps his town overcome the aftershocks while his wife comes to grips with fear through her faith.
STARRING: Rachael MacMillan (Generation Wolf), Frank Chiesurin (Resident Evil: Apocalypse), Xander Steel (The Narrow Road), Katie O‘Grady (Untraceable)
DIRECTED BY: Shawn Justice
GENRE(S): Drama, Inspirational, Thriller
RUN TIME: (104 Min)
When a high school senior working on his pilot’s license rescues a stray dog named Oreo, the two quickly become best friends. But when he finds out his mom is an undercover CIA agent who’s been captured, he’ll need to team up with Oreo and an old friend to find his mother, thwart the plans of those holding her hostage, and uncover the double agents within the CIA itself.
STARRING: Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman), Daniel Knudsen (Christmas Coupon), Vickie Lynn Smith (Courageous Love)
DIRECTED BY: Daniel Knudsen
GENRE(S): Family, Adventure
RUN TIME: 90 Min
HIDDEN ORCHARD MYSTERIES: THE CASE OF THE AIR B&B ROBBERY
Two teenage girls become amateur detectives in their small town of Hidden Orchard when a new Air B and B in their neighborhood gets robbed. Everyone in town is a suspect, and these young sleuths are determined to find out who did it and why.
STARRING: Gabriella Pastore (Champions), Ja’ness Tate (The Right Side), Kim Akia (Blue Bloods), Donovan Williams (NCIS: New Orleans), Orlando Cortez (Fatima’s Revenge)
DIRECTED BY: Brian Shackleford
GENRE(S): Family, Mystery
RUN TIME: 89 Min
About Vision Films
Vision Films is a leading independent sales and VOD aggregator specializing in the licensing, marketing, and distribution of over 800 feature films, documentaries, and series from some of the most prolific independent film producers in the world. Led by Lise Romanoff, Managing Director/CEO Worldwide Distribution, Vision Films releases 2-4 films a month across theatrical, VOD, DVD, and television platforms. www.visionfilms.net