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Sherwood Blockbuster drops Friday

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Sherwood Baptist Church's fourth feature film is hitting theatres Friday and with great anticipation. The church is known for producing major Christian movies such as Fireproof starring Kirk Cameron, and theatres are waiting on the crowds.

Wynnsong Cinema staff leader Chris Huth says, "The staff here are really looking forward to it, we are looking forward to seeing it ourselves. And were looking forward to just hosting it and seeing all the people come out."

The Wynnsong has arranged a red carpet event Friday, complete with a meet and greet with actors in the movie.

The local production has created quite a buzz around Albany with two shows already sold out.

"We have had a lot of people come up and buy tickets we have already sold out two show times,"says Alisha Green, assistant manager of Wynnsong Cinema.

Many take pride in this production being from our own backyard and will support the film that is very special to the city.

Courageous is Sherwood's largest production so far. Co-writer, Director, and star Alex Kendrick cant wait to have the public see all the hard work.

"The joy for me is seeing people respond to it watching with an audience that hasn't seen it before We've seen it a hundred times as we edited wrote and made it so it will be fun to see how they respond," says Kendrick.

But mostly he hopes that audiences take away the message about the importance of family and strong fathers.

"Pre-screenings have been going very well. Men are walking out saying there is some things I can step up as a dad or that are obvious to me that I'm not doing."

The movie will open at 1100 theatres across the U.S.

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