2019 Christian Films – Peoria

8 Dec 2018 by Rich, Comments Off on 2019 Christian Films – Peoria

2019 – Christian Movies – Peoria

Here are the films we are currently aware of, and we’ll try to update as we receive updates!


2019 Full Theater Runs with Dates Announced
    (Regular Text Firm confidence in Peoria;
    Grey film are for awareness, but not currently planned in Peoria)

2/22       Run the Race (Grand Prairie, Landmark, Sunnyland, Pekin)

3/15       Faith Hope Love – opening just 12 theaters (2 in Chicago). 
                Perhaps will expand to Peoria.

3/29       Unplanned  (date change from 3/22) (confirmed)

4/17       Breakthrough (expected Grand Prairie 18) (confirmed)

8/23       Overcomer (Kendrick Brothers 6th film)


Full Theater Runs Anticipated – No Dates Announced, unsure of # of theaters

The Islands – have heard 3 dates, waiting for confirmation
The Reliant
At least 3 others that I’ve heard of or seen, but not with enough details to be firm about a 2019 release. Will update as we learn more.


Limited Runs (Fathom Events)

3/14, 16, 19    The Moses Controversy (from Patterns of Evidence)  (confirmed)

4/9, 11, 13      NOAH – Sight & Sound Theaters (confirmed)

4/14, 17         Ben Hur – 60th Anniversary    (confirmed)

4/18, 20        The Pilgrim’s Progress (FathomEvents.com)   (confirmed)

4/22     Bright Ones (from Bethel Music) (confirmed)

4/29,30        KINGDOM MEN RISING (Tony Evans)  (confirmed)

6/17, 19         EMANUEL  Sites/tickets 2/27

Limited Theater Runs (Not from Fathom)

April 4, 6       Palau the Movie
(Need 50 ticket commitments for Peoria! Email Rich@ MenofAIM.org)



May 2  7:30pm  Pekin Showplace 14   SMALL GROUP
Movie Website

Tickets Here (Advance only, 43 more tickets must sell for show to go on)
Tickets are $16.50 due to theater rental cost.

33 tickets away from confirming.
    Next 13 tickets sold eligible for $5 cash back the night of the event.
    First SMALL GROUP to purchase a block of 10 tickets, gets 2 FREE tickets!



  • Chillicothe Christian Films – 3rd Mondays**Tentative Films below – subject to change**
    Doors open 6pm/film 6:30.  EXCEPT w/Guest = Doors open 5:30, Guest 6, film 6:30.Mar. 18       Power of the AIR
    Apr 15          Home Run
    May 20        Beautifully Broken w/ Guest  (was Soul Surfer)
    June 17       Champion
    July 15        King’s Faith
    Aug 19         Indivisible w/ Guest
    Sept 16       A Matter of Faith
    Oct 21         Unplanned
    Nov 18        Where Hope Grows
  • Movies for Lent 2019 – Grace & Peace Lutheran Church, N Knoxville, Peoria
    Back for their fifth year, thanks to Grace & Peace Lutheran for their support of Christian films!
    Films start at 6pm.  Doors open at 5:30 and hot dogs and popcorn are served.March 13   I Can Only Imagine
    March 20  Soul Surfer
    March 27  Beautifully Broken
    April 3       Samson
    April 7       Paul the Apostle


Theatrical Films – Hosted by Local Contacts/Groups through the director.

There is a minimum ticket threshold to host the shows below (typically 120-150) and we anticipate a ticket price of about $10 for the Peoria area.

We’d like to bring each of these to Peoria, but would like to know we have about half of the tickets assured before selecting a date.  If your church or organization would like to help, please let us know – email Rich@MenofAIM.org

POWER OF THE AIR         Dave Christiano  (March 18 in Chillicothe- FREE!)

PLAY THE FLUTE                Rich Christiano

THE PERFECT RACE          Dave Christiano (Coming April 2019)

(The Perfect Race has a featured extra, Kelly Laney (maiden name Bartram) who graduated from Dunlap High School.  She was also the lead in the feature film “Where is GOod.”  The Perfect Race is about a college track coach, and is the sequel to the high school cross country film, “Remember the Goal.”



1.  The Least of These  (Fathom Events & full run)
.  Feb. 18        WAR ROOM  (Chillicothe)

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