You can watch the film, except the last 5 minutes or so, from googlevideo:
I do wonder what happened to the ending. Sad.
That preacher seems to be no help at all, but he does offer words of caution towards the end. I loved the argument that those in power want no change, but he gives no thought to what wholesale change does in people's lives. "People remain people."
The New York Times review calls it,
a delightfully humorous fantasy with an undertone of sober Wellsian philosophy
Moria calls it "a spiritual follow-up of sorts to Things to Come that "comes out likably".
You can see Things to Come online, too.