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Faith-based film 'Alone Yet Not Alone' earns Oscar nod for Best Original Song

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The mainstream movie blogs and pages are scratching their collective heads over the 2014 Oscar nomination for Best Original Song going to Christian film "Alone Yet Not Alone." "So just what in the heck is 'Alone Yet Not Alone?'" asks Yahoo Movies which calls the film an "out of nowhere Christian film."

Announced today (Thurs., Jan. 16) by “Rush" star Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, music for the title song (“Alone Yet Not Alone”) is sung by Joni Eareckson and written by Bruce Broughton with lyrics by Dennis Spiegel. This is the second Academy Award nomination for Broughton who was previously nominated for: "Silverado" (1985/Nominee, Music Original Score).

"Alone Yet Not Alone" is a family-friendly drama from Enthuse Entertainment based on a true story by Tracy Leininger Craven. The faith-based movie tells the inspiring story of Barbara and Regina Leininger (Kelly Greyson and Natalie Racoosin) who were captured by the Delaware Indians in a raid on their home and taken across over 300 miles of wilderness to Ohio in 1755. The sisters were sustained by their hope of escape and their abiding trust in God on their journey of faith and survival during the French & Indian war.

Of course there is the usual tsk-tsking from the overly PC crowd about the movie being "racist" because it deals with the savagery of the French & Indian war from a historic perspective. However, for those who enjoy history and inspiring family-friendly drama, "Alone Yet Not Alone" promises to deliver a good story, earning the highest rating given by the Dove Foundation.

The 86th annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.


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