40 Is A Wakeup Call For America That Investigates The Impact of Legalized Abortion For Over 40 Years
Glenview, IL July 28, 2015 – Pro-Life Champions, the producers of the 40 film, are teaming up with 40 Days for Life to encourage local leaders in the United States and other countries to use this powerful movie as a tool to educate, inspire and motivate pro-life volunteers to get involved with 40 Days for Life. The upcoming Fall Campaign will take place fromSeptember 23 to November 1, 2015.
“40 is an emotionally powerful and intellectually stimulating must-see movie.”
Movieguide, The Family Guide To Movie Reviews
40 is one of the most compelling pro-life movies ever produced. The film is an inspirational movie that examines the effects of abortion on our nation over the last 40 years since Roe v. Wade and reports on the tragedy of abortion in the African-American and Hispanic communities. The documentary presents abortion as the most important human and civil rights issue of our time. 40 gives voice to both sides fairly and lets women speak for themselves through experience on the reasons for their firm convictions about abortion. 40 highlights well-reasoned secular arguments against the pro-choice position and provides heartfelt testimonies from post abortive women and men. 40 also reports on the life saving-efforts of 40 Days for Life and the youth at the annual March for Life as the generation that will end abortion.
40 features some of the biggest names in the pro-life movement including, David Bereit and Shawn Carney, Co-Founders of 40 Days for Life, Lila Rose, the President of Live Action, Abby Johnson, Former Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Director and Founder of “And Then There Were None,” Rebecca Kiessling, Pro-life Speaker and Conceived in Rape,Jeanne Monahan, President of March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach-Priests for Life, Star Parker, Founder and President of CURE, Dr. Day Gardner, President of the National Black Pro-Life Union,Ryan Bomberger, Founder of Radiance Foundation, Joe Scheidler, Founder of the Pro-Life Action League, Kelsey Hazzard, President of Secular Pro-Life and many more!
Since its world premiere on December 11, 2013, 40 has been screened in well over 150 theatres, universities, high schools, and churches across the U.S. The 40 film was an Official Entry in the John Paul II International Film Festival in Miami, Florida and the Arcangel Film Festival in San Gabriel, CA.
“America has spent 40 years wandering in the wilderness following the unjust Roe v. WadeSupreme Court decision that imposed abortion on all 50 states. But today, the tide is turning, and our nation is on the verge of becoming a promised land, where the unalienable right to life is once again protected for every member of our human family. The groundbreaking film, 40,chronicles this sweeping cultural transformation, providing great hope through expert interviews, cutting-edge science, profound insights and shocking revelations. Every person of faith and conscience needs to watch this powerful film immediately and then take action. Hundreds of thousands of lives depend upon it.” – David Bereit, National Director of 40 Days for Life
The one hour documentary is available on DVD through Ignatius Press, Heritage House, Lighthouse Catholic Media, EWTN Religious Catalogue, and Amazon. 40 recently made its national and international television debut in the U.S. and Canada on the Eternal Word Television Network on January 21, 2015, to coincide with the annual March for Life in Washington DC and the West Coast Walk for Life in San Francisco.
40 is directed by the co-producer of the award winning Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition, John Morales, and from Executive Producer and Movie to Movement Founder,Jason Jones. The production team of photojournalist Rob Kaczmark and Spirit Juice Studios brings years of film making experience to the project. Actress Jennifer Cadena, (The Roommate, Crescendo, and Little Boy), lends her beautiful and youthful voice in the narration of the 40 film. Award winning media composer Sean Beeson wrote the original music scores for 40.
For more information or to schedule a screening of 40 for your local 40 Days for Life campaign visit www.the40film.com/