Based on the Best-Selling Inspirational Book, ‘THE INSANITY OF GOD with DAVID PLATT’ Comes to Cinemas Nationwide August 30 Only

Fathom Events and LifeWay Films Present this Story of Persecution,
Perseverance and Faith, With a Q&A Featuring International Mission Board
President David Platt

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#INSANITYOFGOD–The true story of Christian missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken will be
shown in select U.S. cinemas for a special one-night feature event, THE
,” on Tuesday, August 30
at 7:00 p.m. local time. This event encompasses the amazing stories of
faith at work in some of the darkest places throughout the world. After
the feature presentation, there will be a Q&A with Nik Ripken and
International Mission Board President, author and speaker David Platt,
as well as a performance of “Dimitri’s Song” (featured in the
production) by musical artist Todd Smith.

Tickets for “THE INSANITY OF GOD with DAVID PLATT” can be purchased
online by visiting
or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will
be able to enjoy the event in more than 450 movie theaters through
Fathom’s Digital
Broadcast Network
. For a complete list of theater locations visit
the Fathom Events website
(theaters and participants are subject to change).

After the death of their son, Nik and Ruth Ripken journey into the
depths of the persecuted church, asking the question: is Jesus worth it?
Join Nik as he shares his journey of faith and the ways in which
persecuted Christians across the world taught him how to follow, love
and walk with Jesus every day.

This feature is based on the best-selling book, “The Insanity of God”
(B&H Publishing), and is released in association with the International
Mission Board (IMB). This will be the first theatrical release from
LifeWay Films when it opens in theaters across the U.S. on August 30 as
a one-night event.

“We are honored to partner with LifeWay Films to bring this incredible
story to movie theaters across the country,” Fathom Events CEO John
Rubey said. “The Ripkens’ story is an inspiring message of hope and
faith that will enlighten audiences on the price many Christian’s face
in the world today.”

“I encourage you to go to the theater and watch this film. It will
change your perspective on what it means to follow Jesus, and your life
will be changed,” Platt said.

For artwork/photos related to “THE INSANITY OF GOD with DAVID PLATT,”
visit the Fathom Events press

About Fathom Events

Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event
cinema, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content
to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC)
(known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of
one-of-a-kind entertainment events that include live, high-definition
performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions
such as the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live’s Hamlet, sporting
events like FS1 Presents USA v Mexico, concerts with Roger Waters and
One Direction, the TCM Presents classic film series and faith-based
events such as The Drop Box and Four Blood Moons. Fathom Events takes
audiences behind the scenes and offers unique extras including audience
Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the
ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network
(“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America,
bringing live and pre-recorded events to 885 locations and 1,348 screens
in 181 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more
information, visit

About LifeWay Films

LifeWay Christian Resources is one of the world’s largest providers of
Christian resources. LifeWay Films exist to empower churches and
Christians to engage faith-based films as a tool for discipleship and
growing in their faith.


Fathom Events
Jessica Nelson, 720-262-2753
Schwappach, 720-262-2713

Trent Myers, 615-251-3696