Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a cost to hosting a public screening?
There is no cost to hosting your own public screening of The Pilgrim’s Progress. However, a freewill offering is required. These contributions are used to offset the cost of providing this opportunity and for the worldwide distribution of the film to the mission field.
What if I cannot facilitate a freewill offering?
If your church or group will not let you collect an offering, you can contact us and explain your situation and we will propose a reasonable license fee for your event.
What is the offering used for?
The offering is used to cover the costs of the showings and to expand the worldwide distribution of The Pilgrim’s Progress.
Is the offering gift-aidable?
Yes. Offerings are processed through Hatikvah Film Trust, UK registered Charity 1104887. All contributions are gift-aidable as allowed by law.
Where should I send the offering?
Credit card offerings can be processed securely online using the donate button on www.Pilgrimsprogressmovie.co.uk or checks can sent in using the self-addressed business reply envelopes that were provided with your promotional material or mailed to:
AO Vision Ltd.
PO BOX 8221
Is there a minimum offering expected?
No. We are a nonprofit missionary organization and fully supported by the generous contributions from our fundraising efforts, including the public showings of The Pilgrim’s Progress.
Is there a minimum amount of people that need to attend?
No. We encourage you to invite as many people as possible, but there is no minimum attendance required to host a public showing.
How long is the movie?
The movie with credit roll is nearly 2 hours in length. We encourage you to allow at least 2 hours to allow time for a short introduction and to collect the offering after the showing.
What age is the movie appropriate for?
We encourage ages 8+. We also encourage the leaders of the event to pre-screen the film to use their own discretion in inviting younger children. There are scenes that include demons and a battle with Apollyon.
Does the movie have an BBFC rating?
Yes, it will do. It is currently being reviewed The Pilgrim’s Progress is rated TBC. MPAA rating is PG.
Can I host a screening outside the UK?
Most likely yes. When you fill out the screening application, we will check with RevelationMedia and you will be notified if your country and language of choice is available. If it is not, simply contact us and we will put you in the right direction and/or advise when your desired country and language will be available. In time, every country will be available for public viewings. Most countries are available now.
Can I use the movie to raise funds for another purpose?
Most likely no. The purpose of the public showings and required offering is to enable us to promote free ministry showings of the film. Even though ministry use is free, we often have expenses in translation, dubbing, formatting and final distribution. The public screenings, where offerings are taken, allow us to continue this work. If you have a situation where you would like to use the film to raise money for another purpose (in whole or in part) please contact us and share more about your unique situation.
Will you provide me with promotional material?
Yes. We will send church bulletins, donations slips, and free gift cards to redeem The Pilgrim’s Progress online, interactive book “iBook.” We will also provide links to digital resources to help you promote the film. If you have specific needs for promotional material outside of these, please contact us.
Do you have different languages available?
Yes. We are in constant production of new languages and the current (and upcoming) languages are listed on the application form. It is our goal to be in production of 100 languages in the next 3-5 years.
What if I cannot get the download link to work or do not have a good internet connection?
We will send a DVD (in Blu-ray and standard definition) as a backup to the downloadable viewing link. Please do not use these DVDs for any purpose outside the viewing you have been approved for.
What if we want to host multiple events? Do we have to apply each time?
We strongly encourage our partners to host multiple public screenings of The Pilgrim’s Progress, using the film to encourage followers of Christ, evangelize the lost, and help to support the worldwide distribution of the film. We do recommend filling out a new online form for each of these events. However, if you are able to host three or four (or even more) events per year, you may wish to apply to join our Pilgrim’s Volunteer program. If you would like to become a Pilgrim’s Volunteer, please apply here.
The Pilgrim’s Volunteer program is now in development. If you would like to become a Pilgrim’s Volunteer, please contact us.