The Jesus Music, released by Lionsgate, which grossed an impressive $560K on the first weekend of its release will now be available on blu-ray, DVD, & digital starting Dec.7. Featuring interviews with Amy Grant, Kirk Franklin, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Bill Gaither, Bill Reeves, Chris Tomlin, Eddie DeGarmo, Glenn Kaiser, Greg Laurie, John Thompson, Kevin Max, Lauren Daigle, LeCrae, Mandisa, Michael Tait, and more, the movie tells the story of the explosion and growth of Contemporary Christian music.
Here's the synopsis of the movie: "With stirring songs of faith, love, and hope, the Jesus Music movement rose from America's 1960s counterculture to become a worldwide phenomenon. This fascinating documentary reveals Jesus Music's uplifting, untold story - from its humble beginnings at the Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California, through its transformation into the multi million-dollar industry of Christian Contemporary music. Featuring intimate interviews with the genre's biggest stars - including Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, and Kirk Franklin - this love letter to CCM fans reveals the trials and triumphs of the artists who have devoted their lives to sharing their faith through the universal power of music."
Directed by the Erwin Brothers ("I Can Only Imagine," "I Still Believe", "American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story"), THE JESUS MUSIC is the definitive love letter to CCM fans that features intimate interviews with the genre's biggest stars including Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Kirk Franklin, and Lauren Daigle. With stories of trials and triumphs, the universal power of music from these artists shine through from their messages of passion, sacrifice, and redemption that inspire millions of devoted listeners.