Church Based Production Company, Strong Foundation Films, Excels at the Box Office

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Pastor Sun Hui East uses movie theaters as her pulpit and films as her sermons to reach those who normally would not attend church.

The Prophet's Son

“God is kind and meets people where they are,” Pastor Sun says. “He put it on my heart to create a production company that would produce movies to reach those who might not be ready to formally come to church.”

Strong Foundation Films, a film production company that is creating and distributing full-length, faith-based motion pictures, gave Hollywood a run for its money last week with the release of its first feature film, The Prophet’s Son, grossing over $14,000 per screen, in it’s limited theater release.
Pastor Sun Hui East, a well-known Denver-based minister, is creating movies to use as visual sermons to reach movie-goers nationwide. “The movies are modern day parables,” Pastor Sun says. “The idea of telling stories in film harkens back to the way Jesus communicated when He was on earth. Jesus used parables – stories that had messages for people to learn about God's truths.”
The current church filmmaking wave that’s causing Hollywood studios to sit up and take notice, caught on at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. The church’s associate pastors (who also happen to be brothers), Alex and Stephen Kendrick, have created and produced numerous faith-based feature films. These national releases include hits like, Facing the Giants and Courageous, and have gone on to become some of the highest-grossing independent films at the box office.
Following this trend, Strong Foundation Films is creating a series of its own faith-based movies that will appeal to people from all walks of life who deal with everyday issues and concerns. Believers and non-believers alike will take something away from their content. “God is kind and meets people where they are,” Pastor Sun says. “He put it on my heart to create a production company that would produce movies to reach those who might not be ready to formally come to church.”
On the heels of its success with The Prophet's Son, Strong Foundation Films will be releasing its next film, In Over My Head, later this year. In Over My Head’s Nathan Edwards believes he is entitled to live the way he wants, as far removed as possible from his father’s business. But when tragedy strikes, he is forced to give up his plans and has to make a life-changing choice. Watch the In Over My Head trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0dNYujHsWw
Strong Foundation Films will be distributed independently via theater rentals, online downloads, DVDs and Christian TV. For more information on Strong Foundation Films and to see a movie release schedule, please visit: http://www.StrongFoundationFilms.com.

About Strong Foundation Films:
Founded in 2011, Strong Foundation Films is a Christian film-company devoted to making movies that bring a clear understanding of the Gospel to its audiences. These movies are intended to inspire people to find and maintain a relationship with God. They deliver messages of hope and encouragement while depicting real life situations. For more information please contact: Desera Price at 303-349-6177 or by email. Deseralprice(at)gmail(dot)com. You can also visit the website at: http://www.StrongFoundationFilms.com.

About Producer/Pastor Sun Hui East:
Raised in a Korean home until she was 19, Pastor Sun Hui East, came to know God when she was 25. He met her through a dream filled with promises that she could not yet understand, but her faith in what He had revealed to her in the dream led her to the United States.
Since 1989, Sun Hie East has been Pastor of First Love Harvest Church, a church in Colorado that serves the homeless communities in Denver. Since 1990, she has led mission trips throughout the world, bringing the healing power of God to the poor and indigent. Since 2005, she has authored over 300 worship songs and over 20 books including, Endless Love, based on teachings from the bible. Many in Colorado know her from her frequent appearances on television and radio. For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact: Desera Price at 303-349-6177 or by email. Deseralprice(at)gmail(dot)com. You can also visit the website at: http://StrongFoundationFilms.com.

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