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A review of some of "Christmas story movies" past and present.

The Nativity (2006 live-action full-length movie)

The Star (2017 animated)

The Fourth Wiseman starring Martin Sheen and Alan Arkin, available on DVD at Vision Video and Christianbook. Here's the 1-minute.TRAILER  A great movie to teach with too. It's the story of "Artban" the fourth Wiseman who tried to catch up with the other three but kept being "sidetracked" by helping others. In the end, he ends up spending the jewels he was going to give the Christ child, but then meets the crucified Christ.

Artaban; The 4th Magi? | daily magi

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Saddleback Kids' Animated "Short" Video: The story of Christmas

the Story of Christmas, aka "Mary and Joseph" is on YouTube,

Animated Hero Classics: The Maccabees and the Story of Hanukkah

This Nest Entertainment video is great. View the Trailer below or on YouTube at  Available at Nest Learning.

You can also find lessons here at for kids about Hanukkah, including one that uses this video. These lessons connect the festival and its theme of "light" to Jesus the light of the world. Written by Pastor Ron Shifley, a member of our community!

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