Journey Films

Journey Films Journey Films has produced more than 30 award-winning documentary films focused on the intersection of faith, religion, and spirituality. www.journeyfilms.com
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A television and film production company specializing in religion, faith and spirituality founded by award-winning filmmaker Martin Doblmeier.

A television and film production company specializing in religion, faith and spirituality founded by award-winning filmmaker Martin Doblmeier.

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On his contribution to Anchored in The Current, edited by Gregory C. Ellison II, Martin Doblmeier said, "Making the Thur...
10/21/2020

On his contribution to Anchored in The Current, edited by Gregory C. Ellison II, Martin Doblmeier said, "Making the Thurman film has really one of the most inspiring periods in my life. I am so grateful to the whole Thurman community of family, friends and scholars who welcomed me and nourished me along the way."

You are invited to join the conversation! The gathering will consist of 3-parts: live music, a dialogue among the authors, and a live Q&A. We will also be giving away some signed copies of the book to randomly selected attendees.

Please register at this link: bit.ly/anchoredbooklaunch

Martin Doblmeier is a contributor to Gregory C. Ellison's  new book on Howard Thurman, Anchored in the Current. Look for...
10/16/2020

Martin Doblmeier is a contributor to Gregory C. Ellison's new book on Howard Thurman, Anchored in the Current. Look for it now wherever books are sold!

I would like to take a moment to thank all the sponsors of Anchored In The Current for making this collaboration possible.

We are grateful for your surety in the work we are doing and your generosity, being a part of making a big dream into a big reality. Thank you!

Deaconess Foundation

Interdenominational Theological Center

Columbia Theological Seminary

Journey Films

West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church

Pitts Theology Library

Fearless Dialogues

Presbytery of Greater Atlanta

*this post has been updated to include ALL of our wonderful sponsors!

It's Prime Day! For today and tomorrow only, Prime members get 20% off two of our award-winning DVDs on Amazon. Choose f...
10/13/2020

It's Prime Day! For today and tomorrow only, Prime members get 20% off two of our award-winning DVDs on Amazon. Choose from Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story or Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story.

If you're not a Prime member, don't worry - we'll have more discounts coming up in the next couple of months!

Interfaith Voices is re-airing their interview with Martin Doblmeier today. Click below to listen!
08/21/2020
The Evolution of Dorothy Day

Interfaith Voices is re-airing their interview with Martin Doblmeier today. Click below to listen!

We talk with documentary filmmaker Martin Doblmeier about his latest film, Revolution of the Heart about Dorothy Day – social activist and founder of the Catholic Workers Movement.

Journey Films is excited to announce our next project, SPIRITUAL AUDACITY: The Abraham Heschel Story. Heschel came to Am...
07/30/2020

Journey Films is excited to announce our next project, SPIRITUAL AUDACITY: The Abraham Heschel Story.

Heschel came to America in 1940, barely escaping the Holocaust in Europe, and went on to become one of the most influential religious figures of the era. He was friend and mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr, and the entire Civil Rights Movement, an outspoken critic of the war in Vietnam, a leading voice for interfaith unity and a champion for Soviet Jews. Heschel's writings - The Prophets, The Sabbath, God in Search of Man and many others, remain religious classics to this day, studied in seminaries and religious programs around the world.

Watch for updates about the early release of the film on DVD and the schedule for broadcast in late 2020 or early 2021 on your local PBS station.

We remember and give thanks for the life of Rep. John Lewis, a friend of Journey and leader of generations in the work f...
07/18/2020

We remember and give thanks for the life of Rep. John Lewis, a friend of Journey and leader of generations in the work for justice and equality. Rest well, sir.

06/10/2020
Anderson Cooper 360

Friend of Journey Dr. Cornel West shares his thoughts after George Floyd's funeral.

In today’s funeral for George Floyd there was "not one reference to hatred or revenge. It was all about love and justice," says Dr.
Cornel West.

"The Floyd family lifted up that spiritual moral banner in the midst of a moment in which we got all of the lies and crimes."

06/05/2020
05/12/2020

We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to technical difficulties today's InTrust webinar has been postponed. Stay tuned for a rescheduled date later in May - we hope you can join us then!

If anyone is having trouble accessing the registration for today's InTrust webinar, please use the following link: https...
05/12/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Behind the scenes with Martin Doblmeier. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

If anyone is having trouble accessing the registration for today's InTrust webinar, please use the following link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GzTHgnQERuW8an7I_1EsOA

Join award-winning documentary filmmaker, Martin Doblmeier, as he discusses how his films can be used as educational tools, both in and outside the classroom. Connect with us as we explore the power of storytelling and how the religious figures profiled in Doblmeier's films -- including Dorothy Day,...

Join award-winning documentary filmmaker, Martin Doblmeier, as he discusses how his films can be used as educational too...
05/08/2020

Join award-winning documentary filmmaker, Martin Doblmeier, as he discusses how his films can be used as educational tools, both in and outside the classroom.

Connect with us as we explore the power of storytelling and how the religious figures profiled in Doblmeier's films -- including Dorothy Day, Howard Thurman, and Reinhold Niebuhr -- can spark important conversations about community and service.
Register at https://www.intrust.org/Webinars/Behind-the-scenes-with-Martin-Doblmeier

Christian Anarchy Come of Age: Dorothy Day and the Common Good | Front Porch Republic
04/24/2020
Christian Anarchy Come of Age: Dorothy Day and the Common Good | Front Porch Republic

Christian Anarchy Come of Age: Dorothy Day and the Common Good | Front Porch Republic

Home Articles Philosophers & Saints Christian Anarchy Come of Age: Dorothy Day and the Common Good ArticlesPhilosophers & SaintsThe Nightstand Christian Anarchy Come of Age: Dorothy Day and the Common Good By Myles Werntz - April 24, 2020 1 Reading Time: 9 minutes Facebook Twitter Email Print Abilen...

Looking for something to watch? Check all the classic Journey films at our streaming portal! Go to watch.journeyfilms.co...
04/20/2020

Looking for something to watch? Check all the classic Journey films at our streaming portal! Go to watch.journeyfilms.com to see what's available, all for $2.99 each.

Revolution of the Heart is mentioned in this great article in the New Yorker
04/06/2020
Dorothy Day’s Radical Faith

Revolution of the Heart is mentioned in this great article in the New Yorker

The life and legacy of the Catholic writer and activist, whom some hope will be made a saint.

Adventist Review Online | Closer Look
03/12/2020
Adventist Review Online | Closer Look

Adventist Review Online | Closer Look

Closer Look February 3, 2020 Closer Look Revolution of the HeartRevolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story, a film by Martin Doblmeier, Journey Films, 56 minutes, 2020. Reviewed by Stephen Chavez, Adventist Review.In a joint session of the United States Congress in September 2015, four Americans...

03/11/2020

BALTIMORE: We are very sorry to announce that tomorrow's screening of Revolution of the Heart has been cancelled by the organizers.

03/10/2020

IOWA CITY! Join us on Monday, March 16 for a free screening of Revolution of the Heart.

Documentary gives intimate portrait of Catholic activist Dorothy Day
03/06/2020
Documentary gives intimate portrait of Catholic activist Dorothy Day

Documentary gives intimate portrait of Catholic activist Dorothy Day

Lisa Hendey writes, My search for understanding of Dorothy Day's spirituality and legacy recently expanded after viewing the brilliant film "Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story." Airing nationwide on public television stations starting this month for Women's History Month and now availabl...

Martin Doblmeier was interviewed on Catholic TV's Encounter program. (Segment begins at 8:46)
03/05/2020
Revolution of the Heart

Martin Doblmeier was interviewed on Catholic TV's Encounter program. (Segment begins at 8:46)

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter, the original CatholicTV magazine series, March 2020 episode.Interview with Martin Doblmeier about Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story.Question of the monthSaint of the month: Ludovico of CasoriaSurvey Says

Crux: Taking the Catholic Pulse
03/03/2020
Crux: Taking the Catholic Pulse

Crux: Taking the Catholic Pulse

The director of a new documentary on Dorothy Day says the Catholic activist is one of the most courageous and inspiring women of the 20th century.

03/03/2020

BALTIMORE! Join us at Loyola University Maryland for a screening and discussion with filmmaker Martin Doblmeier. Follow the link below to RSVP and get all the information.

Thanks to everyone who came out to our screening at New York Avenue Presbyterian last night! We had a great crowd and lo...
02/27/2020

Thanks to everyone who came out to our screening at New York Avenue Presbyterian last night! We had a great crowd and loved hearing from Sr. Simone Campbell.

02/25/2020

TONIGHT! Join us at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church for a screening and panel discussion. Free and open to the public. RSVP is requested at www.dorothydayfilm.eventbrite.com

Martin Doblmeier screened Revolution of the Heart and participated in a panel discussion at Xavier University last week....
02/20/2020
Film features faith and justice

Martin Doblmeier screened Revolution of the Heart and participated in a panel discussion at Xavier University last week. Thanks to Xavier Newswire for the recap!

Documentary delves deeper into the interdisciplinary life of Dorothy Day At last Thursday’s screening of the new documentary, Revolutions of the Heart: The Dorthy Day Story, Martin Dobimeier …

TONIGHT! Join us at Lipscomb University for a lecture by filmmaker Martin Doblmeier at 3:30pm, followed by a screening o...
02/12/2020
Landiss Lecture and HumanDocs Crossover Event

TONIGHT! Join us at Lipscomb University for a lecture by filmmaker Martin Doblmeier at 3:30pm, followed by a screening of Revolution of the Heart and a discussion at 7pm. Free and open to the public. Follow the link below for more information.

Lipscomb University will host Emmy-winning film director Martin Doblmeier at its annual Landiss Lecture in a special free crossover event with Lipscomb’s HumanDocs Film Series on Feb. 12 in the Shamblin Theatre.

The event will feature Doblmeier’s film “Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day...

NASHVILLE! Join us at Lipscomb University for a lecture by filmmaker Martin Doblmeier at 3:30pm, followed by a screening...
02/10/2020
Lipscomb University

NASHVILLE! Join us at Lipscomb University for a lecture by filmmaker Martin Doblmeier at 3:30pm, followed by a screening of Revolution of the Heart and a discussion at 7pm. Free and open to the public. Follow the link below for more information.

Lipscomb University will host Emmy-winning film director Martin Doblmeier at its annual Landiss Lecture in a special free event with Lipscomb’s HumanDocs Film Series on Feb. 12 in Shamblin Theatre.

The event will feature Doblmeier’s film “Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story” with a lecture by Doblmeier at 3:30 p.m. and a showing of the film followed by a talk-back with the director at 7 p.m.

Join us!!

Listen to filmmaker Martin Doblmeier's interview with Anna Davlantes on WGN Radio in Chicago. Segment begins at 31:55.
02/07/2020
Anna Davlantes Show 2/6/20: Naperville Bans Commercially Bred Pets, Filmmaker Martin Doblmeier Opens Up About His New Documentary “Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story,” and Talking To Kids About Cyber Safety

Listen to filmmaker Martin Doblmeier's interview with Anna Davlantes on WGN Radio in Chicago. Segment begins at 31:55.

Anna Davlantes Full Show for Thursday, February 6th:  Happy Thursday! Only one more day until the weekend! President Donald Trump made his first public remarks this morning at the White House since he was acquitted in his impeachment trial. (At 0:00) Anna sits down with Ryan Burrow at the top of th...

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Journey Films was founded in 1983 by award-winning filmmaker Martin Doblmeier as a television and film production company specializing in religion, faith and spirituality. Journey has produced more than 30 documentary films that have aired on PBS, ABC, NBC, the BBC and have been translated into more than a dozen languages for broadcast outlets around the world. Journey’s most recent film An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story is now broadcasting on PBS, along with our second most recent documentary -- CHAPLAINS. Journey Films is also known for other award-winning films, like the biographical documentary on celebrated German theologian and Nazi resister Dietrich Bonhoeffer, followed by The Power of Forgiveness which won many top awards and inspired a companion book. In all, Journey’s films have won a total eight Gabriel Awards for the nation’s best film on a topic of religion, three awards at the US International Film and Television Festival, the Sun Valley Film Festival and many others.

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I just watched Revolution of the Heart and found it to be fascinating. I knew just a little bit about Dorothy Day and learned a lot from this show; now I need to read more. I'm pretty sure that I went to grade school with Martin Doblmeier.
Do you know what time on Friday March 6th the Dorothy Day documentary is. I believe it is to show on PBS. Thank you!
It's great to see Martin Doblmeier receiving an honorary degree from Loma Linda University's School of Behavioral Health and School of Religion. Doctor of Humane Letters: what will you do for an encore?
I'm just seeing this page for the first time. It immediately hit me like a ton of bricks because 1413 King Street, Alexandria VA used to be my grandparents home. Wow.
Congratulations, Journey Films, for winning the Wilbur Award for An American Conscience. It's a great film, and the award is well-deserved.