Director: Mitch Davis
About Product: Missionary John H. Groberg returns to Tonga in the 1960s with his wife and their five young daughters. When their sixth child is born with a serious illness, the Grobergs face their ultimate test of faith, only to find themselves surrounded by the love and prayers of thousands of Tongans. Barriers of inter-religious strife are soon broken down as all unite in hopes of a miracle that will save the baby’s life, as well as the life of a Tongan minister’s son.
About the Director: Mitch Davis earned a master of arts in film production from the University of Southern California in 1989. Concurrently, he was hired as a creative executive at Disney, where he worked on such films as Dead Poet’s Society (1989), White Fang (1991), The Rocketeer (1991), and Newsies (1992). Davis subsequently worked as VP of Production at Columbia’s Cash and Epps Entertainment. In 2001, Davis directed and co-wrote The Other Side of Heaven. His most recent feature film, Christmas Eve, was released theatrically and on all major digital platforms at Christmas of 2015. Produced by Larry and Shawn King, Christmas Eve stars Sir Patrick Stewart, Cheryl Hines, James Roday, Jon Heder, Max Casella, and Julianna Guill as New Yorkers who get stuck inside elevators overnight on Christmas Eve.