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What would Jesus buy? / 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.

Spurlock, Morgan, 1970- (Added Author). VanAlkemade, Rob. (Added Author). Hutchison, Peter (Peter D.) (Added Author). Offman, Stacy. (Added Author). Talen, William. (Added Author). D., Savitri. (Added Author). Palisades Pictures (1994- ) (Added Author). Werner Film. (Added Author). Warrior Poets (Firm) (Added Author). Arts Alliance America (Firm) (Added Author). OverDrive, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Arts Alliance America, [2009]

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General Note:
Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 16, 2009).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original music, William Moses ; cinematography, Alan Deutsch ... [et al.] ; edited by Gavin Coleman, Stela Georgieva, Rob VanAlkemade.
Participant or Performer Note:
Reverend Billy, Savitri D., the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also available as DVD; previously issued as Arts Alliance Films 670495.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 478662KB).
Subject: Talen, William.
StopShopping Gospel Choir.
Christmas > Economic aspects > United States.
Consumption (Economics) > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Protest movements > United States > Citizen participation.
Political activists > United States.
Street theater > United States.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films.
Documentary > Feature.

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