"Irreplaceable" Documentary Focuses On Exploring The Meaning Of Family
Fathom Events, Focus on the Family and Pine Creek Entertainment Bring One-Night Thought-Provoking Event to Select Movie Theaters on Tuesday, May 6
February 5, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Fathom Events, Focus on the Family and Pine Creek Entertainment present "Irreplaceable" in select U.S. cinemas in an evening of dialogue on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. local time. "Irreplaceable" follows Tim Sisarich, executive director of Focus on the Family New Zealand, as he explores the answers to two critical questions: "What is family?" and "Does family still matter in today's society?"
The first in a series of documentaries by Focus on the Family, this special one-night showing of "Irreplaceable" will include a panel discussion featuring prominent faith leaders. The discussion, hosted by Focus on the Family President Jim Daly, will include Tim Sisarich as well as the documentary's producer Michael Sajbel.
"Irreplaceable" will be presented in more than 700 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
"Every day in the media, the life choices of my neighbors and even in public policy, I seem to be told I've got it wrong," said Sisarich. "I have to ask the question, does culture have it right or is there something better?"
Sisarich examines why all humans have a yearning to be part of a family and looks at the forces that can contribute to the breakdown of a family. "Irreplaceable" will attempt to answer these central questions by spotlighting cultural, historical and religious experiences from around the globe.
The documentary also features interviews with experts from all walks of life, including Professor of Law Helen Alvare; National Center for Fathering CEO Carey Casey; radio host Michael Medved; speaker and radio host John Stonestreet; author Eric Metaxas; neuropsychologist Dr. Anne Moir; philosopher Dr. Roger Scruton; authors Gabe and Rebekah Lyons; scholar Nancy Pearcey and others.
"'Irreplaceable' takes us on an incredible journey of discovery about the meaning of family and how it can impact our world," said Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of Fathom Events. "This Focus on the Family event will give audiences the opportunity to reflect on how family has helped shape each of us and our world."
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Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC. Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment's biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras - creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom's live digital broadcast network ("DBN") is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Focus on the Family
Focus on the Family, which reaches about 238 million people in 130 countries, is a global faith-based ministry that helps families thrive. We provide help and resources for strengthening believers in their faith and sharing the gospel; building resilient marriages that reflect God's design; equipping parents to raise their children with a thriving faith; advocating for the preborn, orphaned and life at every stage; and engaging the culture through a biblical worldview. Visit Focus at FocusontheFamily.com or on Facebook and Twitter. You can also follow the Focus PR team on Twitter.
About Pine Creek Entertainment
Pine Creek Entertainment is a film production company that specializes in presenting inspirational stories that encourage, empower and serve as a positive purpose in strengthening and affirming family & faith.
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