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Movie review: 'King's Faith' explores themes of foster care, friendship and faith

Religious film “King's Faith” is reviewed with its themes of foster care, friendship and faith explored.
Oklahoman Modified: May 9, 2013 at 2:58 pm •  Published: May 10, 2013
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Everything comes to a head when Brendan, at the request of his fellow Bible club members “The Seekers,” comes up with a project that links his old inner city neighborhood and dismal past with his new community and more promising and hopeful future.

The movie does a good job of bringing relevant themes like foster care and teen drug abuse to the forefront in a very compelling and touching story. I predict that moviegoers will be inspired during the scene when Brendan takes Vanessa and some of his other new friends to the boarded-up drug house where he once lived. As the characters survey the dilapidated building with its filthy interior, it's not too hard to imagine what life was like for the young man living there — and many moviegoers may realize that youths growing up in scenarios like this are in reality in too many homes and neighborhoods these days.

“King's Faith” was produced and distributed through a partnership between Faith Street Film Partners in association with Hopefilled Media and Waking Giants Entertainment.

— Carla Hinton

by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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