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'Unplanned' WILL be Shown in Canada Now, Thanks to Backing of Cineplex CEO Who Doesn't Want to Live in a Country That 'Censors' Ideas

Calvin Freiburger : Jul 9, 2019

Despite death threats, the film will be shown by Cineplex at 14 locations in Canada for a one-week run starting this Friday.

(Canada) — [] The pro-life film Unplanned, which tells the true story of pro-life activist Abby Johnson's conversion from the abortion industry, will be shown in Canada after all thanks to a decision by film distributor Cineplex. (Image source: 'Unplanned' movie)

Unplanned tells the real-life story of Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood abortion facility director who converted to the pro-life cause in 2009. Johnson has since exposed numerous details about the inner workings of the abortion industry, and now leads And Then There Were None, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people leave the abortion industry.

The film was released in the United States at the end of March and has grossed over $18 million. It held a spot in the box office top ten for the first two weeks of its release. Several Canadian distributors refused to accept the film, which has also kept it from getting an official rating in the country.

However, the film will screen in 24 Canadian theaters thanks to Cineplex and Cinedicom, the Canadian Press reports. In an open letter released Monday, Cineplex CEO Ellis Jacob explains that the company determined that controversial content about hot-button issues should be available to discuss and debate... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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