Waiting for Armageddon

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Praise for WAITING FOR ARMAGEDDON

"By turns frightening, fascinating and eye-opening… an absorbing snapshot of America's highly influential, reportedly 50-million-strong evangelical Christian movement."
-Gary Goldstein, The Los Angeles Times

"Illuminates a worldview marked by absolute certainty and chilling finality... may raise goose bumps…a spine-tingling reminder that some prophecies are self-fulfilling."
- Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

"Alarmingly good …incendiary… a terrific documentary."
- Ella Taylor, The Village Voice

"Bold, courageous and brutally honest, Waiting For Armageddon is food for thought for us all."
- David Alexander Nahmod, The Jerusalem Post

"An extraordinarily impressive work that manages to take a complex, in ways contradictory subject and  present it in a lucid, perceptive manner that allow us to understand the phenomenon of Christian Zionism
and pre-Tribulation politics."

- Richard Peña, Program Director, Film Society of Lincoln Center

"Filmmakers Franco Sacchi, Kate Davis and David Heilbroner do a spectacular job of showing both how frightening and funny the end of the world, or at least the people who believe in it, can be."
- Abe Fried-Tanzer, Heeb Magazine

"Waiting for Armageddon” resoundingly succeeds…this absorbing film elucidates evangelical Christians’ morbid fascination with apocalyptic violence … fascinating and appropriately unnerving."
- Gordon Haber, The Forward

"Infuriating and frightening…an eye-opening look at what 50 million of your fellow Americans believe
and are striving to achieve."

- Peter Keough, The Boston Phoenix

"Exceptionally well-made documentary…shocking, bizarre …both an entertainment and
a gem of enlightenment."

- Harvey Karten, Arizona Reporter

“Doggedly nonjudgmental...offers something for everyone.”
- Ronnie Scheib, Variety

"A riveting and provocative production depicting Evangelical Christians who devoutly believe in an
imminent religious apocalypse."

- Gary Rosenblatt, The Jewish Journal

"An eyes-wide-open look at the belief of 50 million Evangelical Christians …This film is a fascinating and complex look at a controversial subject."
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Kristin McCracken, Tribeca Blog (Tribeca Film Festival)

"Alternately amusing and alarming… the buffoonery here possesses a sharp foreboding."
- Joseph Jon Lanthier, Slant Magazine

"Waiting for Armageddon is the best contribution to the Evangelical genre since Jesus Camp…The scary specter of all-out Holy War as a self-fulfilling prophecy."
- Kam Williams, The Sly Fox