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"Facing the Giants" big at the box office

October 5, 2006

Albany-- "facing the giants" was number 12 nationwide in it's debut last weekend on four-hundred and forty one big screens.  

The sherwood baptist church produced film is the story of a high school football coach at a christian school facing and dealing with tough times. The movies message is what the church was hoping would make it a success, and that is what has happend since last weeks 150 city release.

Associate pastor and director alex kendrick says sherwood is thrilled with the movies success and its popularity, a lot of which comes from the work being family friendly. "were excited about getting the word out, and hopefully people will go see a movie that is a better expression of their faith and values and something they can take their family to"said Kendrick.

Producers and cast members are staying busy with several appearances on nationwide television, including nbc's today show next week. Sherwood members say they are currently looking into several more ideas, that may involve the big screen and getting out their message.  

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