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ABOUT THE CREATORS

Thank you for your interest in "My Christmas Soldier"

Whether you are a history buff or just looking for a good film to enjoy with the family this Christmas, you've come to the right place!

This site will provide you with a look behind the scenes as well as a sneak peek at some of the final footage for the upcoming premiere on DVD.

 

Owen Smith
Dogwood Motion Picture Co.
Role: Director, Cinematographer, Composer
Credits include Mandie and the Secret Tunnel starring Dean Jones (Disney's The Love Bug andThat Darn Cat), The Sugar Creek Gang series, the ongoing America the Beautiful series, and Battaglia, a top five finalist screened in New York as part of the 2005 Amazon/Tribeca Short Film Competition.

Mauriel Joslyn
Role: Writer, Historian
Her work has placed as quarterfinalist, semi-finalist or finalist in FadeIn Awards Screenwriting Contest, the Nicholl Fellowship Awards, WriteMovies Contest, American Accolades Screenwriting Contest, and Open Door Scr(i)pt Contest, 2002-2004. One script won the 2004 20/20 Screenwriting Contest in Hollywood. Two of these have been optioned.

 

ORDERS

We are now accepting orders for the DVD. Be among the first to enjoy this all-new holiday treat!

International viewers who require PAL video can order here.

NEWS AND INFO

HOST A PUBLIC SCREENING

Be sure to check the blog for the very latest in production-related news and information.

 

SPECIAL OFFER! Looking for a great fund-raiser or community event this Christmas? We have specially priced packages available for organizations wishing to hold public screenings. More info here!

A small Georgia town struggles with the rationing and sacrifices of America at war. Christmas is no exception as 11-year-old Gordy and his sister Priscilla sense a fear
in the train station where they await their father’s homecoming. Propaganda posters and tense adult talk drive home the evil of the enemy. When a train loaded with German prisoners arrives in the station, Gordy’s curiosity
is stronger than his fear. He dares to approach the prison train and makes contact with a young German soldier named Hans. Through the courage to trust and the
song Silent Night, friends and foes learn the true meaning of Peace on Earth, Goodwill Towards Men, and hearts are forever changed. Narrated by Mac Powell of Third Day. A Heartwarming Tale from the creator of The Sugar Creek Gang.

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www.MyChristmasSoldier.com - The Official Movie Web Site

Christmas Eve, 1943. A small Georgia town struggles with the rationing and sacrifices of America at war. Christmas is no exception as 11-year-old Gordy (Aidan Rogers) and his sister Priscilla (Emily Jordan) sense a fear in the train station where they await their father’s homecoming. Propaganda posters and tense adult talk drive home the evil of the enemy.
When a train loaded with German POWs arrives in the station, Gordy’s curiosity is stronger than his fear. He dares to approach the prison train and makes contact with a young German soldier named Hans (Silvio Busch). Through the courage to trust and the song Silent Night, friends and foes learn the true meaning of Peace on Earth, Goodwill Towards Men, and hearts are forever changed.
Based on true events.

A small Georgia town struggles with the rationing and sacrifices of America at war. Christmas is no exception as 11-year-old Gordy (Aidan Rogers) and his sister Priscilla (Emily Jordan) sense a fear in the train station where they await their father’s homecoming. Propaganda posters and tense adult talk drive home the evil of the enemy.
When a train loaded with German POWs arrives in the station, Gordy’s curiosity is stronger than his fear. He dares to approach the prison train and makes contact with a young German soldier named Hans (Silvio Busch). Through the courage to trust and the song Silent Night, friends and foes learn the true meaning of Peace on Earth, Goodwill Towards Men, and hearts are forever changed.
Based on true events. Narrated by Mac Powell, Grammy and Dove Award winning lead singer for Third Day.