Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Movieguide Awards!

25th Annual Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards Gala and 2017 Report to the Entertainment Industry Winners List

Sponsored by the Christian Film & Television Commission®

SPECIAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Lifetime Achievement Award for Communicating and Living the Good News to Pat Robertson, founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network, the 700 Club and Operation Blessing

THE EPIPHANY PRIZES FOR INSPIRING MOVIES & TV

EPIPHANY PRIZE FOR MOST INSPIRING MOVIE OF 2016

Winner:  THE YOUNG MESSIAH

Other nominees:  HACKSAW RIDGE, MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, GOD’S NOT DEAD 2, RISEN, SILENCE, BEN-HUR (2016), HAIL, CAESAR!

EPIPHANY PRIZE FOR MOST INSPIRING TV PROGRAM OF 2016

Winner:  DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS:  CIRCLE OF LOVE

Other nominees:  THE PASSION:  NEW ORLEANS, THE BRIDGE PART 2, A TIME TO DANCE, OPERATION CHRISTMAS, POCAHONTAS:  DOVE OF PEACE, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.LD.:  SEASON 3:  EPISODES: 20-22:  Emancipation, Absolution, Ascension

TEN BEST MOVIES FOR FAMILIES

     1 – MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN

     2 – THE YOUNG MESSIAH

     3 – SING

     4 – THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)

     5 – FINDING DORY

     6 – THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS

     7 – TROLLS

     8 – QUEEN OF KATWE

     9 – ZOOTOPIA

   10 – PETE’S DRAGON (2016)

TEN BEST MOVIES FOR MATURE AUDIENCES

     1 – GOD’S NOT DEAD 2

     2 – HACKSAW RIDGE

     3 – CAPTAIN AMERICA:  CIVIL WAR

     4 – RISEN

     5 – SILENCE

     6 – BEN-HUR (2016)

     7 – THE FINEST HOURS

     8 – SULLY

     9 – EDDIE THE EAGLE

   10 – HAIL, CAESAR!

FAITH & FREEDOM AWARD FOR PROMOTING POSITIVE AMERICAN VALUES IN MOVIES*

Winner:  HACKSAW RIDGE

Other Nominees:  CAPTAIN AMERICA:  CIVIL WAR, GOD’S NOT DEAD 2, SULLY, SING, QUEEN OF KATWE, HAIL, CAESAR!

FAITH & FREEDOM AWARD FOR PROMOTING POSITIVE AMERICAN VALUES IN TV*

Winner:  OPERATION CHRISTMAS

Other Nominees:  POCAHONTAS:  DOVE OF PEACE, THE BRIDGE PART 2, DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS:  CIRCLE OF LOVE, THE PASSION:  NEW ORLEANS,

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.LD.:  SEASON 3:  EPISODES:  20-22:  Emancipation, Absolution, Ascension

* Supported by a grant from the Harry and Lynde Bradley Foundation

GRACE AWARDS FOR MOST INSPIRING ACTING IN MOVIES

WINNING ACTOR:  Adam Greaves-Neal for THE YOUNG MESSIAH

Other Nominees:  Joseph Fiennes for RISEN, Robert Pike Daniel for HAIL, CAESAR!, David A.R. White for GOD’S NOT DEAD 2, Andrew Garfield for HACKSAW RIDGE, Cliff Curtis for RISEN, Rodrigo Santoro for BEN-HUR (2016), Josh Brolin for HAIL, CAESAR!

WINNING ACTRESS:  Melissa Joan Hart for GOD’S NOT DEAD 2

Other Nominees:  Kylie Rogers for MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, Jennifer Garner for MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN

GRACE AWARD FOR MOST INSPIRING ACTING IN TELEVISION

WINNING ACTOR:  Devielle Johnson for A TIME TO DANCE

OTHER NOMINEES:  Ted McGinley for THE BRIDGE PART 2, Tyler Perry for THE PASSION:  NEW ORLEANS, Gerald McRaney for DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS:  CIRCLE OF LOVE, Marc Blucas for OPERATION CHRISTMAS

WINNING ACTRESS:  Faith Ford for THE BRIDGE PART 2

OTHER NOMINEES:  Alyvia Alyn Lind for DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS:  CIRCLE OF LOVE, Dolly Parton for DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS:  CIRCLE OF LOVE, Natalia Cordova-Buckley for AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.LD.:  SEASON 3:  EPISODES:  20-22 – Emancipation, Absolution, Ascension

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