Polycarp is a family film from Henline Productions, filmmakers of the internationally award-winning short, The Forgotten Martyr: Lady Jane Grey.
The historical drama follows a young slave girl, Anna, who is bought, freed, and adopted by Christians in 2nd century Smyrna (modern-day Turkey). Polycarp is the historical leader of the Smyrnan church of that time, who was discipled under the apostle John and later martyred for his faith circa 156 AD.
Credits: Casting Director, Script Consultant
Director: Joseph Henline
Producer: Scott Eash
Exec. Producer: Jerry Henline
Production Company: Henline Productions
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“...a moving story of second-century persecution, reminiscent of the persecution many believers face today.”
- Kendrick Brothers (War Room, Courageous)
“It's always refreshing to see a film that's thin on dialogue, but dense with meaning.”
- Melinda Ledman (at ChristianCinema.com)