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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Movies "For Greater Glory" and "The Way"

FOR GREATER GLORY dominates the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards®!

This Dos Corazones motion picture captured 4 out of 6 film nominations, including: Favorite Movie, Favorite Movie Actor (Andy Garcia), Favorite Movie Actress - Drama/Adventure (Eva Longoria), and Favorite Movie Actor - Supporting Role (both Ruben Blades and Oscar Isaac).

FOR GREATER GLORY is competing against "Act of Valor", "Girl in Progress", "Puss in Boots", and "The Way" for the 2012 Favorite Movie ALMA Award®.

Read coverage of all the nominations here.

Fans can now vote online through Sept. 7 to determine the award recipients at Fans may vote once a day in a variety of film, TV and music categories.

FOR GREATER GLORY's own Tulita Gorostieta (Longoria), will host the 2012 ALMA Awards® ceremony, and NBC will air the ceremony at 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT Sept. 21, 2012.

In addition to Garcia's nomination for the 2012 ALMA Favorite Actor Award®, for his role as General Enrique Gorostieta, he was also recently awarded with the Best Actor Award at Mirabile Dictu, the International Catholic Film Festival.

Read more about the Catholic Film Festival and how the future is looking brighter for Christian Cinema.

To learn more history behind and surrounding the Cristero War, check out the official companion book to the film, For Greater Glory: The True Story of the Cristiada, published by Ignatius Press. Written by noted Cristero War historian and expert Ruben Quezada; English and Spanish editions of the book are available now at

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THE WAY earns three ALMA Award® nominations!

The National Council of La Raza, which sponsors the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards®, announced July 9 that THE WAY has been nominated in three categories. The film is nominated in the Favorite Movie category, and star Martin Sheen is nominated in the Favorite Movie Actor category. Writer/Director Emilio Estevez, who co-starred, is nominated in the Favorite Movie Actor - Supporting Role category.

Fan voting determines the winners, and online voting is open now through Sept. 7 at Fans may vote once a day in a variety of film, TV and music categories. NBC will air the 2012 ALMA Awards® at 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT Sept. 21.

If you missed the film on the big screen, it is now on Blu-ray and DVD. The DVD package includes bonus features with commentary by Sheen, Estevez and producer David Alexanian; Camino Americana: Taking the Way on the Road; Pilgrimage: Behind the Camera; Father & Son: Uncovering The Characters; and Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son - a dual memoir by Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez.

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