Every family has its story. From the near-dull lullaby, to the unmistakable character and resilience; Every lineage, community, ancestry, nation, including race has its history!
The stirring account of the multi-award-winning miniseries adaptation of Alex Haley’s novel Roots, which followed the saga of Kunta Kinte and Chicken George, is one that readily resonates with the African American heritage till date!
While Italians would typically wave a gesture at the theatrical portrayal of their culture as richly laid out in Mario Puzo’s novel, the multi-awarded classic –The Godfather.
Ostensibly many traditions have either evolved repressively, become forgotten over time, or undergone some form of rebirth. The vast majority of these cultures have weathered the painful reformations without losing the ideals and fragments of its ancestry in the process.
Such is the stark reminder of the inspirational yet true life story of the harrowing upheaval experienced by a family during the founding years in American History. This moving and suspense filled family drama is titled Alone Yet Not Alone.
Set to reflect that poignant era in history during the French and Indian war in 1755, a family of German settlers find their faith, wills, and courage severely tested to the limit after their homes were torched and displaced following a vengeful raid by the Delaware Indians.
Alone Yet Not Alone chronicles the resolute bravery, and survival against all reasonable odds of Barbara and Regina Leininger through many years in slavery with no hope of liberation.
Adjudged “a family-friendly movie with a five Dove” rating seal by the Dove Foundation, with endearing themes along the lines of perseverance, hoping against hope trusting in the infallible word of God, Alone Yet Not Alone sees the sisters’ faith come under excruciating pressure enough to question the essence of holding on to their father’s legacy – which is to have an absolute faith in God to deliver His own in the face of any crisis!
Only time could tell of their individual capacity to forbear. Unfortunately, time isn’t within the control of man but the Divine!
Alone Yet Not Alone is produced by Barbara Divisek and features a familiar cast including Music Composer William Ross (Ladder 49 and Tuck Everlasting), Kelly Greyson (Return To The Hiding Place), Robert Pierce (Rising Shores), Tony Wade (Lost), Jenn Gotzon (God’s Country), and Country music’s Clay Walker (Clay Walker: Jesse James) amongst others.
In the final analysis, all the experiences of these sisters as told by their descendant should remind everyone that our share of life’s pain and experiences- is ultimately for a greater purpose! And why not!
Every individual shall eventually become a character in the life’s stories to be read by coming generations. They are those that’d learn about our legacies whether we overcame or were overcome!