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"40" Film Screening
40 is an inspirational movie that examines the effects of abortion on our nation over the last 40 years since Roe v. Wade. The film 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 youth at the annual March for Life as the generation that will end abortion.
40 features inspiring stories and deeply personal interviews with many of the biggest names in the Pro-Life movement, such as: Lila Rose, the President of Live Action; Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach – Priests for Life, 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. Day Gardner, President of the National Black Pro-Life Union; Ryan Bomberger, Founder of Radiance Foundation; Keith Mason, Co-founder of Personhood USA; Joe Scheidler, Founder of the Pro-Life Action League; David Bereit, National Director of 40 Days for Life, Kelsey Hazzard, President of Secular Pro-Life and many more!
Since its red carpet world premiere at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, IL, 40 has been screened in over 200 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.
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 Emmy Award winning photojournalist Rob Kaczmark and Spirit Juice Studios bring years of film making experience to the project.
John has been a television sports reporter and anchor for Fox Sports Net Chicago, Fox 2 Detroit, UPN/50 Detroit, KTRK-TV/ABC Houston and has contributed to a variety of other stations and networks including ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS Radio Sports.
More recently, John is also a former Network Correspondent and show host on Relevant Radio.
He has been a keynote speaker at pregnancy center banquets as well as conferences and churches around the country.
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, featuring Mike Sweeney and several other MLB players.
He is also a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
John lives in Glenview, IL with his wife Cindy and their son Joseph Dominic. Morales was inspired to produce 40 because he’s post-abortive and an adoptive father.