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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Shawn Stevens on The Cokeville Miracle

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Shawn Stevens on The Cokeville Miracle, Opening Today

In the midst of what many see as a renaissance of Mormon cinema, The Cokeville Miracle represents the concentrated effort of LDS filmmakers to put power, testimony, and true entertainment back into their industry. Based on real events, The Cokeville Miracle tells the story of an elementary school in Cokeville, Wyoming that is taken hostage by a deranged bomber and …

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School Bombing Survivor Converted after Priesthood Blessing

School Bombing Survivor Converted after Priesthood Blessing

On May 16, 1986, David Young and his wife, Doris, quietly and methodically took control of Cokeville Elementary. Ten-year-old Amy and her fellow fifth-graders were unknowingly drawn into the crisis when Doris Young came to the classroom and told them there was an emergency and everyone needed to gather in the first graders’ classroom. “I felt immediately uncomfortable,” Williams recalls. …

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Get Seats for a Sneak Peek Screening of The Cokeville Miracle!

Get Seats for a Sneak Peek Screening of The Cokeville Miracle!

Have you heard of The Cokeville Miracle, the highly-anticipated film from LDS-filmmaker T.C. Christensen? If not, now is your chance to experience the power of miracles with a story about an entire school that survived a hostage bombing. By signing up at this site, you can attend a sneak peek screening of the film before it goes to theaters June …

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Jenny Oaks Baker Releases New Music Video for “The Cokeville Miracle”

Jenny Oaks Baker Releases New Music Video for "The Cokeville Miracle"

Grammy-nominated violinist and LDS member Jenny Oaks Baker has released a new music video in anticipation for the theatrical release of “The Cokeville Miracle.” The track, Suo Gan, is featured heavily throughout the film, which tells the story of an elementary school taken hostage and the miracles that allowed every student and teacher to escape the bomb’s detonation unharmed. The …

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Movie Review: The Cokeville Miracle Transforms Terrifying Hostage Situation Into a Witness of God’s Love

The Cokeville Miracle

The Cokeville Miracle, the latest offering from beloved LDS filmmaker T.C. Christensen, is achingly real, but will leave the viewer feeling empowered and hopeful. Depicting the 1986 Cokeville Elementary School hostage crisis, the film shows the madness that occurred when a man and his wife detonated a bomb inside a room holding every teacher and student in the school, and …

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