Jesus Camp airs on A&E Sunday; Segway road trip movie 10MPH available for download

This weekend, A&E will air the Oscar-nominated documentary film Jesus Camp, which was previously released in theatres and on DVD. The documentary debuts on Sunday at 10 p.m. ET.

It follows kids at “Pastor Becky Fischer’s ‘Kids on Fire’ summer camp in Devil’s Lake, North Dakota, where kids as young as 6-years old are taught to become dedicated Christian soldiers in ‘God’s army,’” according to A&E. “The film follows these children as they hone their ‘prophetic gifts’ and are schooled in how to ‘take back America for Christ.’ It is a first-ever look into an intense training ground that recruits born-again Christian children to become an active part of America’s political future.”

Meanwhile, another documentary that screened in some theatres can now be downloaded and watched for free. 10 MPH follows “aspiring filmmakers” Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell “as they quit their jobs and turn a friend’s ludicrous idea into a movie,” according to its web site. “The impulsive purchase of a two-wheeled Segway scooter sets this story in motion when the two friends decide to travel from Seattle to Boston at 10 mph in an attempt to change their lives forever. What ensues is a road trip like none other with a haphazard cast of characters you could only find on a zany 100-day trek through America’s back roads. Each poignant story the two friends discover along the way inspires a craving inside to go out and do that thing you’re supposed to do.”

By joining OurStage for free, you can download a copy of the film–and the filmmakers get $1 toward their next project. The film is also on DVD, and can be downloaded or purchased at various prices (you choose which one you’d like to pay) at the film’s web site.

Jesus Camp [A&E]
10 MPH [Spinning Blue]

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