More than 40 films will be screened during the new God Country Family Christian Film Festival, which takes place Dec. 7 to 9 at Micon Downtown Cinema, 315 S. Barstow St. 

The full lineup of short films, documentaries and features was announced Nov. 20 and features the opening night film, "One Nation Under God" from veteran film producer Jarred Coates and starring Kevin Sorbo. 

"One Nation Under God" will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the theater. 

The program also includes two shorts presentations to kick off each day of the festival at noon Saturday, Dec. 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. 

Tickets are $15 for a Friday festival pass or $25 for a Saturday or Sunday festival pass. A full festival pass is available for $55. Tickets for individual film screenings also can be purchased for $6. 

A complete lineup with synopses of the films as well as links to purchase tickets can be found at