As it comes to "atheist cinema," I seriously doubt you could get any more atheist than this:





To quote from The Unbelievers website:

'The Unbelievers' follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world - encouraging others to cast off antiquated religious and politically motivated approaches toward important current issues.

I've checked imdb.com on the film.  All it says regarding a release date is "2013," nothing further than that.  Apparently there has been at least pre-release screening which was met very positively.

Also worthy of note is that there are guest appearances in The Unbelievers by a notable array of our more illustrious compatriots, including but not at all  limited to Woody Allen, Ricky Gervais, Bill Maher, Tim Minchen, and Sam Harris.

Frankly, it looks like a great deal of fun ... for US, anyway.  What the believers may think about it is left as an exercise for the student!

Tags: Lawrence Krauss, Richard Dawkins, The Unbelievers

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Here's a link to the official web site for the movie.  It apparently premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on April 29th. There were 4 screenings, all of which were sold out. Not surprisingly, no mention of it in the U.S.

Went on a date the other night with a lady who is actually interested in atheism. I asked her if she had ever seen documentaries like Collision, the film about Christopher Hitchens and Douglas Wilson.  Or, The Enemies of Reason, the BBC series by Dawkins. Or, Intelligence Squared. She asked which satellite or cable channels they appeared on. The answer, for the U.S., is obvious. They don't, and won't - at least for the foreseeable future. Honey BooBoo, Swamp People and Duck Dynasty  are acceptable American forms of entertainment. Why? Because they're geared for the lowest common denominator. Try to broadcast something intellectual that calls into question religion, and you couldn't buy advertising space for it in a prison newsletter with a crate load of metal files.

More news!!!  The Unbelievers has secured a distributor: Content Media Corporation Ltd.  Specific plans for release of the film may be found in the following video:



Point being: progress is being made and the movie will be out (albeit in initially limited release) SOON!

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