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There’s a slightly tweaked new Manalive trailer out

There’s a slightly tweaked new Manalive trailer out June 26, 2012

Now in black and white!

The film premieres at the American Chesterton Society conference in Reno, NV in August. You can register for the conference here. The conference is always a super-blast of fun and this year promises to be in that grand tradition. Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, August 2nd

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration and Vendor Exhibits

7:00 PM
Welcome

7:15 PM The Adventures of Wisdom Smith
Dale Ahlquist, President of the American Chesterton Society

8:30 PM The Humor and Humility of Chesterton
Joseph Pearce, Writer-in-Residence and Professor of Literature at Ave Maria University; Co-Editor of the Saint Austin Review (StAR)

Friday, August 3rd

9:00 AM The Failures of Innocent Smith
Cameron Moore, PhD, Baylor University and Chesterton scholar

10:30 AM The Nightmare Goodness of God
Ralph Wood, Professor of Theology and Literature, Baylor University

1:00 PM Chesterton’s Great Campaign to Save a Century
Jason Jones, President and Founder of Whole Life America; Co-Executive Producer of Bella

2:30 PM On Scandal
Mark Shea, Popular Catholic writer and speaker

4:00 PM Chesterton and Shakespeare
Kevin O’Brien, President & Artistic Director, Theater of the Word Incorporated

Evening Program – Manalive World Premiere!

7:00 PM
Performance by Eric Genuis, virtuoso pianist and acclaimed performer

7:30 PM World premiere of the movie, Manalive

9:00 PM Comments by Joey Odendahl, director, Manalive

Followed by a chat with members of the cast (Mark Shea, Kevin O’Brien, Kaiser Johnson, Ashley Ahlquist, Dale Ahlquist)

Saturday, August 4th

9:00 AM The Plays and Poetry of Frances Chesterton
Nancy Carpentier Brown, author and Frances Chesterton expert

10:30 AM Chesterton and Aristotle
Julian Ahlquist, Chesterton Academy Faculty Member

1:00 PM Break-Out Sessions

Session I:
Back by Popular Demand – Chesterton Q&A; Dale Ahlquist, President, the American Chesterton Society

Session II:
Chesterton and H.G. Wells: A Comparison, Andrew Tadie, Seattle University

Session III:
How to Run and Grow a Local Society, Victoria Darkey, Chesterton Society Liaison

3:00 PM Chesterton and Liberty
Laurence Rohrer, Professor of Philosophy, Lincoln University professor

5:00 PM
Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Cathedral with the Most Reverend Randolph Calvo, Bishop of Reno

7:00 PM Closing Banquet
TRADITIONS: Jokes, Toasts, Songs, Clerihews and Other Fun
(Pre-sold guests only – don’t forget to register! Click here for tickets.)

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