• Cast Away: A compelling tale of survival about a driven and self-absorbed businessman who is stranded on a Pacific island and must dig deep for hope.
  • The Shawshank Redemption: A powerful prison drama reminds us that hope is a precious and buoyant emotion that can give our lives substance and meaning.
  • Places in the Heart: A widow and her extended family learn what it means to live with hope in an emotionally affecting film set in a small Texas town during the 1930s.
  • Sweet Sixteen: A gritty film reveals how the spiritual dynamics of hope operate in the life of a resourceful and brave teenager living in poverty in Glasgow.
  • All or Nothing: Some working-class residents of London make valiant efforts to pull themselves out of a dungeon of helplessness and hopelessness.
  • Green Dragon: Vietnamese refugees living in U.S. relocation camps desperately try to keep their hopes alive.
  • Kandahar: A journalist goes on a quest for hope in war-torn Afghanistan where fear reigns in the hearts of almost everyone.
  • Journey of Hope: An Academy Award-winning film celebrates the courage and the hope of refugees who are often shamefully treated.
  • Our Song: Three girls living in a poverty-stricken neighborhood reveal their deep reserves of hope in their daily wanderings and intimate dramas during the last weeks of summer.
  • A Chorus Line: Hope and anxiety are evident in the faces of the dancers trying out for a Broadway musical.
  • The Hurricane: A mesmerizing drama is based on the true story of imprisoned boxer Hurricane Carter who is tossed a lifeline of hope by caring citizens.
  • Jakob the Liar: A sober drama set in Nazi-occupied Poland revolves around a café owner who is a bearer of hope in the Jewish ghetto.
  • Hope Floats: In order for us to believe in the future and to step into it with confidence, we need the hopeful support of those nearest and dearest to us.
  • Moll Flanders: A picaresque tale set in London during the 18th century salutes the hard-won bounties of hope and enduring friendship.
  • The Postman: A futuristic post-apolcalyptic tale emblazons hope as a powerful spiritual force.

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