Faith-based Movieguide presenting awards for "most inspiring" movie and TV show
Published: February 9, 2012 10:26AM
Updated: February 9, 2012 10:26AM
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Movieguide and its founder, Ted Baehr, who provide reviews from a conservative Christian perspective, will present $100,000 Epiphany Prize for the Most Inspiring Movie of 2011 and the $100,000 Epiphany Prize for the Most Inspiring TV Program of 2011 on Friday.

The prizes, supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, are awarded to "the best, most inspiring programs that resulted in a great increase in man's love or understanding of God."

The movie nominees are:

• "Courageous"

• "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never"

• "Of Gods and Men"

• "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"

• "Seven Days in Utopia"

• "The Tree of Life"

And the television nominees are:

• "Buck Denver Asks. . . Why Do We Call It Christmas?"

• "A Christmas Wish"

• "Donata Wenders"

• "The Book that Changed the World"

• "The Lost Valentine"

• "Love Begins"

• "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith"

• "A Princess for Christmas"

Movieguide is "an international non-profit organization dedicated to redeeming the values of the entertainment industry by influencing industry executives and by informing and equipping the public about the influence of the entertainment media."