From ancient legends to modern marvels not fully understood, “Refracted Glory” dives into the centuries of intrigue surrounding hummingbirds. David Rives navigates multiple areas of inquiry through captivating interviews with leading experts.
Watch slow-motion footage of the awe-inspiring hummingbird filmed exclusively for this documentary. Explore the physics of hovering flight alongside scientists, pilots and engineers. Learn about the biology of hummingbirds and why finding their fossils in Europe is significant.
Topics such as; engineering, history, and biology combine to present a truly meaningful message. Two composers worked together to create the musical backdrop for “Refracted Glory” — an original score as dynamic as hummingbirds themselves.
Learn about helicopters from pilot Brandon Hummingbird and understand hummingbird flight with the help of Professor Andy McIntosh. Ken Ham and Michael Oard guide us through an unexpected fossil discovery. David Menton talks about the extraordinary vision of hummingbirds and Christopher Witt tells of hovering giants.
Join David Rives in this study of hummingbirds; venturing into ancient history, modern engineering, intriguing discoveries and eternal Truth.
And Narrated by David Rives
REVIEWS and AWARDS
“My family was in absolute awe of the Creator as we watched Refracted Glory. The hummingbird is an incredible creature – the amazing cinematography and the powerful presentations made on this video led us to praise the Lord for His beautiful design! It is fantastic.” — Pat Roy, co-creator of the Jonathan Park Audio Adventures
“Loved the Ending”
“A magnificent look at a truly complex creature.”
“My daughter came home telling my wife all about it… it’s amazing how much a 10 year-old can absorb.”
“I don’t think there’s anything else like it, that goes into such detail.”
“The quality of [Refracted Glory] seriously BLEW MY MIND.”
“The music is really good. You’re all into what they’re saying and then you realize the music is still going.”
“Loved the documentary, already using it to debate an atheist. Thanks for all your hard work!”
“I learned so much and it was so inspirational!! ….I really believe this should be in every school in America.”
“Everything you ever wanted to know about hummingbirds… And then some.” — Christian Film Database Review