‘Like Arrows’ Is an Unlikely Winner

For a movie that just received the two top awards at a Christian film festival, you wouldn’t expect that Like Arrows was originally intended as a small-group parenting study. When director Kevin Peeples was approached about writing and directing a story on parenting, it was pitched as a video element for the upcoming video curriculum, FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting™ . There was only an outside chance that it could become something more.

The final product, though, has exceeded expectations. Like Arrows, which premiers in theaters May 1 and 3, recently received Best Film and Audience Choice honors at the Christian Worldview Film Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. It’s FamilyLife’s first feature-length film.

Peeples says...