WAUKESHA - Fathom
Events, Focus on the Family and Pine Creek Entertainment will present
“Irreplaceable” in select U.S. cinemas at 7:30 p.m. May 6.
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, the 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 Sisarich, as well as the documentary’s producer
will be presented in more than 700 select movie theaters around the
country through Fathom’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network, including
Marcus cinemas in the Town of Brookfield, Menomonee Falls, New Berlin, Oak
Creek and Thiensville.
“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,” Sisarich said in a Fathom release. “I
have to ask the question, ‘Does culture have it right or is there
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.
will attempt to answer the 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 AlvarŽ; 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 Roger
Scruton; authors Gabe and Rebekah Lyons; scholar Nancy Pearcey and others.
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.”
Tickets are available
at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.