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Upliftv Announces Four Movie Premieres as Part of Cinema Saturdays


West Palm Beach, FL, May 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Palm Beach, FL – May 3, 2018 – Upliftv, the network that showcases inspirational movies, captivating series and powerful documentaries, as well as a variety of TV ministries, will feature, throughout the month of May, the premiere of a thought-provoking and inspiring movie every Saturday at 7 p.m. EST as part of Cinema Saturdays, the network's faith-based movie block presented by Parables.



"Upliftv's one-of-a-kind lineup of ministries and movies seeks to bring families together through positive and inspiring entertainment," stated Bob Higley, CEO of Upliftv. "As the year progresses, we look forward to offering even more wholesome content. We will continue to feature Cinema Saturdays to support Christian cinema, because these films help spread the word of God while portraying real-life situations and inspirational stories."


The four movies premiering this month on Cine Saturdays are:


The Return

5/5/2018 at 7 p.m. EST

Director: Steven F. Zambo

Cast: Heather Ricks, Simon Provan, David Ruprecht

Synopsis: Leah lives as a petty thief in the village of Nod, committing sin and stealing for her master, the evil Dybbuk. After the arrival of a huntsman to the village, Leah slowly starts to break free from her spell. Throughout this thrilling story Leah learns the power of true love.


The Takeover

5/12/2018 at 7 p.m. EST

Director: Josiah David Warren

Cast: Cheri Blomquist, Danielle Riecks, Elizabeth Sheron

Synopsis: Jadin meets Ashley, ultimate con artist. A story filled with comedic gaffs, including nosy neighbors and mysterious, but convincing voices. A film rich in humor and self-inflicted misery that ends happily ever after.



5/19/2018 at 7 p.m. EST

Director: Frans Cronjé, Morné Theunissen

Cast: Etienne Janse Van Rensburg, Ewie Cronjé II, Frans Cronjé

Synopsis: After being laid off from his job, Francois is forced to sell his belongings, including an old bicycle, to provide for his family. With the help of his "black sheep" brother, a bicycle show owner and a pro-cyclist, Francois makes some life-changing discoveries about his life, career, and faith in God.


Seven Deadly Words

5/26/2018 at 7 p.m. EST

Director: Eric "Doc" Benson

Cast: Roy Lynam, Mark A. Ginther, Shane Willimon

Synopsis: Pastor Evan Bennett takes on more than he bargained for when he arrives in Connersville, Indiana to settle into his new role at the Community Church. Out of funds and out of touch with the community, Evan and several members of the congregation set out to rebuild relationships, repair the broken-down facility.


Upliftv is owned and operated by Olympusat, Inc. Currently it can be seen on DIRECTV, Buckeye Broadband, Consolidated Communications, Frontier Communications and Hotwire Communications.


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