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“We want to bring something that is God honoring, that puts God first in what we show,” declared Pure Flix CEO Michael Scott in an exclusive interview with The Stand.”

It appears that Pure Flix is fulfilling that commitment with 190 titles available this Christmas season. Original films, current hits, classic favorites, biblical stories, kids’ fare, and family comedies populate the list.

Thanksgiving week includes Lifemark, the current pro-life, pro-adoption film produced by Kirk Cameron and the Kendrick Brother.

“What a great title to gather the family around. It’s really a movie that fits perfectly for Thanksgiving,” said Scott. “We have a TV series that’s being released right now called Saved by Grace about an angel that is helping different individuals along the way … a great, touching family series.”

Other titles coming soon include a collection of Veggie Tales Christmas short movies, biblically-based epics such as The Gospel of Luke and The Gospel of Matthew, and comedy classics such as Saving Christmas starring Kirk Cameron. Scott explained that Pure Flix takes seriously every title it offers on the streaming service.

“We have a content team of about 10 people who constantly comb through content to make sure it fits the values and things that we want to portray. And we want to get away from all that sex, violence, and language that you see in so much content out there today.”

Among the original Pure Flix offerings are Unlikely Angel (which debuted last week) and Nothing is Impossible (coming the week of December 11).Both star top Christian actor Robert Amaya, and the second adds David A.R. White to the cast.

White plays Scott Beck, a washed-up basketball prodigy who blew his chances and has lived an unfulfilled life for two decades.

Amaya plays Nick Martin, a high school basketball coach, an outspoken Christian, and sponsor of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Nick is also the longtime friend who tries to help the cynical Scott escape the unhappy lifestyle he has allowed to keep him from succeeding at much of anything.

“One of the things I love about this script is that it’s a great metaphor,” said Amaya. “On the surface, it’s about doing or accomplishing the impossible, but what it’s really about is redemption. And as we know, redemption is an impossibility without Christ.”

“This is my absolute favorite time of year,” remarked actor Karen Abercrombie, well recognized for her roles in War Room and God’s Compass. “I am so excited that my new movie, An Angelic Christmas, is part of the celebration at Pure Flix. This new movie is about the true meaning of Christmas and serves as a reminder to spread kindness wherever you go.”

Director/singer/actor Kathie Lee Gifford applauded the contribution Pure Flix offers families this Christmas. “They have a great reputation for honoring and understanding the power of God’s Word when expressed through the arts, whether it is film, theater, or music,” she said. “I am delighted and so grateful that Pure Flix will begin streaming my newest film, The Way, in December.”

“[Families] can get this on any device,” Scott emphasized. “They can sign up at www.pureflix.com and get access to all the content anytime, anywhere, and on any device – smart TVs, tablets, phones, on the web.”

One of the founders of Pure Flix, Scott is also CEO of Pinnacle Peak Pictures. He has produced more than 40 movies and overseen the company’s rise to be one of the largest faith and family streaming services.

“We commend Pure Flix for the extraordinary care they invest in providing family entertainment with solid moral content,” said AFA president Tim Wildmon.

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