Movie – Invention of Lying

  • November 25, 2012 · 11:00 AM
  • Center for Inquiry - Los Angeles

The Invention of Lying takes place in a world where everyone tells the truth. Mark Bellison (played by real life atheist, Ricky Gervais) is a screenwriter, about to be fired. He’s short and chunky with a flat nose — a genetic pool that means he won’t get to first base with Anna, the woman he loves. At a bank, on the spur of the moment he blurts out the first ever fib, with eye-popping results.

The Invention of Lying has been called an atheist comedy as the film generates laughs from portraying God’s existence as one of the biggest lies of all.

The Invention of Lying is rated PG-13. See the full IMDB listing here.

AU Kids
Children are welcome to join our new AU Kids event. It’s like a Sunday school for secular parents. The children have another area where they play and learn during the talk. Parents are free to attend the lecture or stay with their children during the meeting. After the talk, we all come together for lunch.

This meeting is free and open to the public.

A complimentary lunch is provided after the talk. We’ll get a chance to meet, talk and get to know one another.

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    We really liked the movie, lunch and conversation with others there.

    December 11, 2012

  • Richard M.

    Very entertaining and funny. Perfect choice for an AU crowd. I and at least one other person would like you to show captions with future movies. Most DVDs have that option. Try it please.

    November 26, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member


    November 25, 2012

  • Alexis C.

    Very funny and poignant.

    November 25, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome film, with awesome insight! Absolutely loved it!

    November 25, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    What is registration? What are we registering for? I am NOT going into the army!

    1 · November 25, 2012

  • Michael K.

    Please note: registration begins at 10:30 am.

    November 25, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Look forward to the movie and meeting all of you!

    2 · November 10, 2012

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