Socially Conservative Film Shapes GOP Presidential Race for 2012
Those of us on conservative right are refusing to rest on the laurels of the 2010 election results, and already some have a plan to drive the dialogue as the presidential primary season begins. A group of Christian conservatives and film-industry professionals will be bringing social issues to the forefront of the GOP’s presidential nomination process by scheduling the red-carpet previews of their controversial film, The Genesis Code, smack dab in the middle of both the Iowa and New Hampshire caucuses. The movie has already earned mentions on Drudge (http://blogs.cbn.com/thebrodyfile/archive/2011/01/25/sharron-angle-heads-to-iowa.aspx or http://drudgereport.com/) and Politico (http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0111/Angle_to_Iowa.html?showall) for getting Sharron Angle to appear as a VIP at the Iowa screening, and it seems like that’s just the beginning of the controversy it will generate.
The Genesis Code picks fights on three major social issues: science vs faith, the discrimination against Christians on college campuses, and the right to life. To view the trailer for the film, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p4Cs_QkwsM
These guys mean business. This is the first endeavor of American Epic Entertainment, a production company aimed at producing well-made, family-friendly Christian films that shape our culture. The Genesis Code boasts a stellar production quality and a star-studded cast including Fred Thompson, Catherine Hicks of 7th Heaven, and Academy Award winners Ernest Borgnine and Louise Fletcher. The film will hit theaters across the country this February.
Each candidate must now step up to the line in the sand that grassroots conservatives have drawn in order to secure a chance at the presidency. Even though the revolt against big spending has been hogging the political headlines during the past years, The Genesis Code shows that these social issues are still just as potent as ever for voters. For the latest updates on the movie and the ripples it’s been making in the political waters, visit the movie’s blog here: http://blog.thegenesiscodemovie.com/