‘Evelyn,’ ‘Doc’ named top movie, TV show comment (0)
April 10, 2003
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The movie “Evelyn” and PAX TV’s “Doc” won the top prizes at the 11th annual Movieguide Awards.
The movie, starring Pierce Brosnan and Julianna Margulies, won the $25,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Movie of 2002. Brosnan also won a Grace Award for Most Inspiring Movie Acting in 2002 for his role in the movie about a Christian father trying to get back his children after an Irish court puts them in orphanages.
“Doc,” a show about a country doctor adjusting to a Manhattan medical practice, won the $25,000 Epiphany Prize for Most Inspiring Television Program of 2002. The awards were presented at a March 18 ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Sean Patrick Thomas of CBS’ “The District” won a Grace Award for Most Inspiring Television Acting in 2002 for his role in an episode titled “Faith.” Other winners included “Spider-man” for best family film; “We Were Soldiers,” for best film for mature audiences; and “The Magic Never Ends: The Life and Work of C.S. Lewis,” a PBS broadcast, for best documentary.
The awards are sponsored by the Christian Film & Television Commission, an organization based in Camarillo, Calif., that publishes the biweekly Movieguide, a family-oriented guide to movies and entertainment.