What would Jesus buy? (DVD video, 2008) [Huntingdon College Houghton Memorial Library]
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What would Jesus buy?

Author: Morgan SpurlockPeter HutchisonStacy OffmanRob VanAlkemadeWilliam TalenAll authors
Publisher: New York : Arts Alliance America, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Bill Talen (aka Reverend Billy) was a lost idealist who hitchhiked to New York City only to find that Times Square was becoming a mall. Spurred on by the loss of his neighborhood and inspired by the sidewalk preachers around him, Bill bought a collar to match his white caterer's jacket, bleached his hair and became the Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping. Follows Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Texas
Documentary films
Feature films
Comedy films
Comedy
Religious
Drama
Named Person: William Talen; William Talen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Morgan Spurlock; Peter Hutchison; Stacy Offman; Rob VanAlkemade; William Talen; Savitri D; Palisades Pictures (1994- ); Werner Film.; Warrior Poets (Firm); Arts Alliance America (Firm)
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 319181618
Notes: Special features: Public access show featuring Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir; Deleted scenes, Original theatrical trailer; Printable carol lyrics.
Credits: Original music, William Moses ; cinematography, Alan Deutsch [and others] ; edited by Gavin Coleman, Stela Georgieva, Rob VanAlkemade.
Performer(s): Reverend Billy, Savitri D., the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material and mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; 16:9 aspect ratio ; Dolby digital.
Contents: Nation of consumers --
I want --
Drinking Dickens --
Confession --
Perilous plastic --
Storefront sermons --
Mall of America --
Shop locally --
Shopocalypse --
The promised land --
Christmas morning.
Responsibility: Palisades Pictures ; Morgan Spurlock presents a Warrior Poets production ; in association with Werner Film ; a film by Rob VanAlkemade ; producers, Peter Hutchison, Stacy Offman, Morgan Spurlock ; directed by Rob VanAlkemade.
Local System Bib Number:
171741

Abstract:

Bill Talen (aka Reverend Billy) was a lost idealist who hitchhiked to New York City only to find that Times Square was becoming a mall. Spurred on by the loss of his neighborhood and inspired by the sidewalk preachers around him, Bill bought a collar to match his white caterer's jacket, bleached his hair and became the Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping. Follows Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir (a changing group of volunteers) as they go on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from the Shopocalypse.
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