New Film Tells the True Story Behind the Beloved Carol, ‘I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day’


It’s been called “one of the most beautiful Christmas carols ever written.” But there is a tragic story behind Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” Grief silenced him as he saw his country divided by civil war and his family torn apart.

Sight & Sound Theater brings Bible stories to life on a grand stage. Its latest story took shape outside the theater, and beyond the pages of scripture.

Sight & Sound is turning its backyard into a back lot for Sight & Sound Films. Its very first movie is ready for the big screen, opening in theaters at the beginning of December, just in time for Christmas.

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