The Church has just released three new stories as a continuation of the movie Meet the Mormons. Beginning today, you can see these three new 30-minute segments at the Legacy Theater on Temple Square and at English-speaking visitors’ centers worldwide.
You can watch one, two, or all three of these continuously-playing vignettes:
1. The Horseman
A horse trainer from Morgan, Utah, who compares our lives in the hands of God to training a wild horse. If we put away our own “wild,” we become more effective instruments in the hand of our Heavenly Father.
2. The Entertainers
The story of four LDS siblings who make up the Japanese pop singing group Bless4. They talk about keeping Church standards in the entertainment industry and one of the girl’s struggle with an eating disorder.
3. The Artist
An updated and expanded story previously available only as a bonus feature on the Meet the Mormons DVD. It features an Italian artist who shares her conversion story and some of the challenges that come from being in a part-member family. While inactive for many years, even her non-member husband acknowledged something was missing in their marriage and in their home. Returning to church re-ignited her faith, strengthened their marriage, and inspired an ongoing charitable act of service – a five-star dining experience for the homeless.
At the Legacy Theater and at visitors’ centers, you can also see expanded versions of the six original stories from the movie.
If you didn’t get to see the original film when in appeared in theaters, then this is your chance to experience it in high-definition at the Legacy Theater. If you already saw the film, then you’ll appreciate the additional footage and a surprise ending to one of the stories. And if you love the Japanese culture, country living, or Italian cuisine, then you’ll enjoy the new stories.
Meet the Mormons premiered October 10, 2014. It opened in more than 400 theaters across the United States and ranked #10 in the nation in box office receipts the premiere weekend. The film quickly became the 34th biggest documentary of all time. All the net proceeds were donated to charity.
If you can’t watch Meet the Mormons at the Legacy Theater or at a visitors’ center, you can watch it on Netflix or in many languages on YouTube. You can also buy a DVD or watch it on video-on-demand (Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Comcast, DISH, DirectTV, Google Play, and Vudu).
Enjoy this rendition of the song “I Am a Child of God,” sung by Bless4 from Meet the Mormons: New Faces / New Stories:
Download a free MP3 of this song from the film.
Learn more about the movie Meet the Mormons.