HOME > NEWSROOM > ARTICLES > 'Alone Yet Not Alone' to Release Nationwide June 13

Alone Yet Not Alone to Release Nationwide June 13

Alone But Not AloneAlone Yet Not Alone, which made headlines earlier this year over the rescinded Oscar nomination of the title song sung by Joni Eareckson Tada, will be released in theaters nationwide on June 13.

Based on a novel of the same name, Alone Yet Not Alone tells the inspiring true story of Barbara and Regina Leininger and their journey of faith and survival during the French & Indian War in 1755. Captured by Delaware Indians in a raid on their home and transported through more than 300 miles of wilderness to Ohio, the sisters are sustained only by their abiding trust in God and their hope of escape against all odds to be reunited with their family.

"This inspirational true story is sure to get to your heart and elevate your spirit,” commented Dr. James and Shirley Dobson of FamilyTalk.

“It’s a beautiful film with a strong Christian theme,” added Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends.

Earlier this year, Alone Yet Not Alone, which debuted in limited release last September, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.  Days later, that nomination was rescinded after it became known that Bruce Broughton, who composed the song, had emailed members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ music branch to make them aware of his submission during the nominations voting period.

Despite the news, Tada, who was tapped to sing the song for the film, expressed her gratitude for the attention the nomination brought to the song and the inspirational film behind it, as well as to the ongoing work of Joni and Friends to people affected by disabilities.

“I was humbled and honored to have been asked to sing it for the film, and was as surprised as anyone when I learned of the song’s nomination,” she expressed in a statement.

“It will always be a treasured experience,” she added.

Since the Oscar nomination was rescinded, Tada has been asked to sing the song at various venues including the NRB 2014 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

Tada and her ministry have been longtime members of NRB. In addition, Tada serves on the association’s Board of Directors.

Published: May 1, 2014

Latest News

Legislators Lining Up Against Performance Tax, More Needed

Members of Congress continue to line up against any move toward a performance tax by signing their names to the Local Radio Freedom Act (H.Con.Res.17/S.Con.Res.4).

Supreme Court Sets Date for Marriage Cases

Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that on April 28 it will listen to oral arguments in four consolidated cases pivotal for the future of marriage in the United States.

FCC to Levy $325K Indecency Fine on Broadcaster

The FCC this week announced it will slap a Virginia television broadcaster with its maximum indecency penalty of $325,000 following that station’s airing of obscene material during an evening newscast.

Concern with Internet Order’s Message to World

In its unanimous Resolution last month against the FCC net neutrality order, the National Religious Broadcasters Board of Directors, a body of approximately a hundred key leaders among Christian communicators, similarly highlighted...

Senator Harry Reid to Retire in 2016

The top Democrat in the Senate, Senator Harry Reid, announced Friday morning that he will retire at the end of this session of Congress.

Saddleback Church Commemorates 35 Years of Ministry

Saddleback Church, founded by Pastor Rick and Kay Warren, celebrated 35 years of ministry influence and impact during a special community-wide service on Saturday, March 21, at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA.

In Memoriam: Dr. Arthur D. Stamler

Dr. Arthur (Art) Donald Stamler, a pioneer in broadcasting, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, January 31, following a brief illness. He was 81.

TCKF Launches Radio Show in the Austin, San Antonio Markets

The Coming King Foundation (TCKF), led by artist Max Greiner, Jr., recently launched The Cross at Kerrville, a new radio program on KTXW 1120 in Austin, TX, and KSLR 630 in San Antonio, TX.

Video Recordings from NRB15 Convention Now Viewable on YouTube

Did you miss a session at the NRB15 International Christian Media Convention held last month in Nashville, TN?

Facebook's Troubling Hate Speech Standards

This week Facebook unveiled updated “Community Standards” intended to clarify its reasoning for what content it blocks or removes from its platform.

More News