Category: Film

Latter-day Saint Video Vault: “For Time or Eternity” Takes a Stark Approach to Forever Families

Latter-day Saint Video Vault celebrates decades of uplifting, funny, weird, and sometimes cringe-worthy Mormon-related videos, most of which are now found on YouTube. Join Jared Jones every other Friday as he breaks down one of these classics. This week we have yet another “terrific” film on marriage. We’ve learned about the perils of teen marriage and the importance of being the right person instead of searching for the right person. This week we explore the importance of marrying in the temple through the other-worldly lens of For Time or Eternity. For Time or Eternity was produced by Brigham Young...

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Latter-day Saint Video Vault: “Never a Bride” Encourages Finding Yourself

Latter-day Saint Video Vault celebrates decades of uplifting, funny, weird, and sometimes cringe-worthy Mormon-related videos, most of which are now found on YouTube. Join Jared Jones every other Friday as he breaks down one of these classics. If you remember from our last column, we are all about weddings and marriage this month. How joyful. Last time we focused on a heartwarming treatise on teen marriage (don’t do it). This column we move forward a few years to 1968 and focus more on marriage preparation with BYU Motion Picture Studio’s Never a Bride: Preparation for Marriage. Right away we...

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Latter-day Saint Video Vault: Wait All You Want for “Worth Waiting For”

Latter-day Saint Video Vault celebrates decades of uplifting, funny, weird, and sometimes cringe-worthy Mormon-related videos, most of which are now found on YouTube. Join Jared Jones every other Friday as he breaks down one of these classics. Well we are well into summer. You know what else summer is peak time for? That’s right. Weddings. So over the next 3 columns we will be looking at some of the amusing and troubling films made about marriage and weddings. We will start off with 1962’s Worth Waiting For. Worth Waiting For was directed by Wetzel Whitaker with a story by...

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