The “40” Film


"40 is an emotionally powerful and intellectually stimulating must-see movie." - Movieguide, The Famiy Guide to Movie reviews

40 Is A Wakeup Call For America That Investigates The Aftermath Of Legalized Abortion For Over 40 Years

40, WWW.THE40FILM.COM one of the most compelling pro-life documentaries ever produced, made its U.S. and Canada television premiere on Wednesday January 21, 2015 on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) at 11p.m. EST.  This special television broadcast of 40 l coincided with the annual March for Life coverage on the network on January 22.  EWTN also had an encore presentation of 40 at 10 p.m. EST on January 24 to complement the West Coast March for Life.

The issue of abortion is personal for former Fox Sports Net sportscaster and 40 Director John Morales who says, “I’m not only post-abortive but I’m also an adoptive father.”

 “40 is an emotionally powerful and intellectually stimulating must-see movie.” – Movieguide, The Famiy Guide to Movie reviews

The film produced by Pro-Life Champions and Spirit Juice Studios, made it’s red carpet world premiere on December 11, 2013 at a sold out Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, IL. The 40 film which began production at the 2012 March for Life in Washington D.C., presents abortion as the most important human rights issue of our time.

Directed by the producer of the award winning film Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition, John  Morales, and from Executive Producer and Movie to Movement Founder, Jason Jones, 40 will feature inspiring stories and deeply personal interviews with champions of the pro-life movement. The film will also address some of the strongest arguments for the pro-choice position such as when life begins and “it’s my body, my choice” countered by pro-life answers from a wide array of pro-life activists, leaders and youth. Twenty- eight year-old actress Jennifer Cadena, who stared in The Roomate, Crescendo, and the upcoming film, Little Boy, narrates the 40 film. Award winning media composer Sean Beeson wrote the original music scores for 40.

40 features over 40 of the biggest names in the pro-life movement such as Joe Scheidler, founder of the Pro-Life Action League, Investigative journalist Lila Rose, the President of Live Action, Star Parker, Founder and President of CURE, Rebecca Kiessling, Pro-life Speaker and Conceived in rape, Serrin Foster, President of Feminists for Life, Ryan Bomberger, Founder of Radiance Foundation, Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood abortion clinic director and senior Policy Adviser with American’s United for Life, Keith Mason, Co-founder of Personhood USA, Dr. Monica Miller, Director of Citizen for a Pro-Life Society, David Bereit, National Director of 40 Days for Life, Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach-Priests for Life, Jeanne Monahan, President of March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Dr. Day Gardner, President of the National Black Pro-Life Union, Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue,  Kelsey Hazzard, President of Secular Pro-Life, and many more! 40 is an emotionally powerful and intellectually stimulating must-see movie. – Movieguide, The Family guide To Movie Reviews

The 40 Film IS NOW available as a DVD. The film is also available for screenings in theaters as well as churches, universities, and highs schools across America.

For Information  Call 847-803-4003

MEDIA: Interviews can be arranged by contacting Cindy Morales at
Cell: 773-835-0455


A digital version of the film can be rented for $2.99 or purchased for $6.99 through Vimeo On Demand.

The 40 DVD can only be sold in the United States and Canada at this time. Please call Ignatius Press at 800.651.1531 for more information.

Jason Jones
Executive Producer

Jason is Co-Executive Producer of the movie, Bella, recipient of The People’s Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. Bella has inspired hundreds of abortion-bound mothers to choose life for their babies. Jason’s Bella Hero Program provides free screenings of the film in pregnancy care centers, on school campuses and in prisons.

Jason also founded Movie To Movement, which aims at transforming the culture with a message of beauty, truth, and love. Jason’s other filmography credits include: Associate Producer of The Stoning of Soraya M. [2008], which won both the NAACP Image Award in 2010,and the LA Film Festival Award in 2009; Crescendo [2011]; and Eyes to See [2010]. Jason lives with his wife, in Los Angeles and is the proud parent of 6 children.

John Morales
Producer & Director
John brings an extensive 20-year background in radio and television to the film. Morales has been a television sports reporter and anchor for Fox Sports Net Chicago, WJBK-TV/Fox 2 in Detroit, WKBD-TV/UPN in Detroit, and KTRK-TV/ABC in Houston and has contributed to a variety of other stations and networks including ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS Radio Sports.

Morales served as the co-producer, writer, and narrator of the award winning Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition, a groundbreaking sports film that showcases the intersection of sports and faith in Major League Baseball. John was the visionary behind the film and he conducted the many in-depth interviews with over two-dozen Major League baseball players featured in Champions of Faith.

Rob Kaczmark
Cinematographer & Editor
Rob Kaczmark is a partner and production manager of Spirit Juice Studios, a multi-disciplinary design studio comprised of individuals working mainly in the fields of film & video production, interactive design, print design, branding, advertising and event production. Rob has been involved with the Catholic ministry for over 10 years, while simultaneously working in the secular film and music scene.

In 2005, Rob co-founded Spirit Juice Studios with Bernie Czerwinski in order to help push Catholic media projects to higher levels of quality. Spirit Juice recently had an incredible opportunity to work with Word on Fire to cut a new trailer to help promote their TV series entitled CATHOLICISM.

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