Performances that Transcend — Nominees for Faith & Values Awards Acting Honors Announced


sick arial, tadalafil sans-serif;”>Veteran actors and some startling newcomers are among the 15 nominees for the Annual Grace Awards for Most Inspiring Performances in Movies & TV this year.

cialis arial,sans-serif;”>The two winners will be announced at the 24th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry, to be held Friday, Feb. 5, in the Grand Ballroom of the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

A variety of movie and TV stars are among the nominees for the Grace Awards, which are designed to honor “the best, most inspiring performances expressing God’s grace and love toward us as human beings.”

Dr. Ted Baehr, co-founder of the Faith & Values Awards, said, “Many acting awards are given to performances that provide extremely poor role models. The Grace Awards are different because they honor performances that uplift the human spirit and inspire people to strengthen their relationship with God and Jesus Christ.”

The list of 15 nominees, in alphabetical order according to the title of the individual movie or TV program, includes:

Most Inspiring Performance for Movies

THE 33
Antonio Banderas
Kate Mara
Ted McGinley
Juliet Stevenson
Karen Abercrombie
Sean Astin
Jon Voight

Most Inspiring Performance for Television

Emmett J Scanlan
Joe Dixon
Juan Pablo Di Pace
CHICAGO FIRE: Forgiving, Relentless, Unconditional
Gordon Clapp
Vincent Kartheiser
Alyvia Alyn Lind
Gerald McRaney
Jennifer Nettles

An hour-long version of the 24th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala will be telecast on the REELZChannel at 4 pm Pacific Time and 7 pm Eastern on Feb. 22 and again at 9 pm Pacific Time and 12 Midnite Eastern on Feb. 24.

This year’s theme for the Gala is “Home and Heart.”

Author of “The Culture-Wise Family” and “How To Succeed in Hollywood (Without Losing Your Soul),” Dr. Baehr is chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission® (CFTVC) and its family guide to movies and entertainment, Movieguide® ( CFTVC and Movieguide® are an international, non-profit ministry 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.”

At the Faith & Values Awards, Dr. Baehr will present highlights from Movieguide®’s 2014 Report to the Entertainment Industry, a comprehensive financial analysis of the movie business showing what kinds of movies and what kinds of movie content moviegoers favor the most with their hard-earned money.

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Note: For more information, or to arrange an interview with Dr. Ted Baehr, founder of CFTVC and author of THE CULTURE-WISE FAMILY, HOW TO SUCCEED IN HOLLYWOOD (WITHOUT LOSING YOUR SOUL), THE MEDIA-WISE FAMILY, and many other books, please call 1-888-248-6689.

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