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The C.S. Lewis Festival hosts a luncheon with Emmy Award winning film makers Chip Duncan and David Crouse at Stafford’s Bay View Inn in Bay View. The film makers will show sneak preview clips of their newest documentary on C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.
The film, A Quest for Meaning: Myth, Imagination & Faith in the lives and literature of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, engages scholars from various spiritual and academic viewpoints while challenging viewers to draw their own conclusions about the meaning of life and the role that mythology and imagination play in determining belief.
The documentary includes insights from Dr. Reza Aslan, Dr. Christopher Mitchell, Dr. Verlyn Fleiger, Dr. Tom Shippey, Rev. Dr. Michael Ward and the noted quantum physicist Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne.
Writer and Director Chip Duncan authored the book The Magic Never Ends and wrote, produced and directed the popular documentary. Duncan reprises his role on A Quest for Meaning and the related educational components including a detailed roundtable discussion on The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia. Duncan is currently in production on the documentary The Negotiator – George Mitchell and the Art of Conflict Resolution (slated for 2015 broadcast).
David Crouse is a multiple Emmy Award winning independent film producer. His company, Crouse Entertainment Group, and is based in Petoskey. The company is committed to producing family friendly television programs that are mass distributed in North American as well as worldwide. His current mini-series, The Reagan Presidency, is currently airing nationwide on Public Broadcasting. In addition to his work as a filmmaker, David, along with his wife Teresa, serve on numerous boards locally and nationally.
David, along with Tom & Sarah Arthur, co-founded the C. S. Lewis Festival 12 years ago after the national premiere of David’s documentary, The Magic Never Ends: The Life and Work of C. S. Lewis on Public Broadcasting.
Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance of the event at www.cslewisfestival.org under “registrations.”