JERUSALEM takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5000 years, Jerusalem’s enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to us?
JERUSALEM attempts to answer these questions by following three young Jerusalemites and their families – Jewish, Christian and Muslim. Through their eyes, audiences will learn what it means to call Jerusalem home, and experience celebrations and events that mark the high points of a year in the life of the city.
JERUSALEM will also follow archaeologists, Dr. Jodi Magness and Dr. Nazmi al-Jubeh, as they explore some of the most extraordinary historical sites in the region in order to better understand this crossroads of civilization.
JERUSALEM seeks to build trust and respect between Jews, Christians and Muslims by showcasing their common heritage and inspiring them, and the public, to better understand each other. Audiences will gain a completely unique perspective of a part of the world that captivates the imagination of billions of people.
- Type: Documentary
- Release date: September 20, 2013
- Run time: 42 mins.
- Format: 15/70, Digital, Dome
- 3D: Yes
- Genre: Historical, Destination/Signature Film
- Director(s): Daniel Ferguson
- Producer(s): Taran Davies, George Duffield, Daniel Ferguson
- Distributor: National Geographic Entertainment
- Official Film Website: http://www.jerusalemthemovie.com/
A Cosmic Picture / Arcane Pictures Film In Association With National Geographic. "Jerusalem." Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. Original Music: Michael Brook. Editors: Jean-Marie Drot, Bob Eisenhardt, ACE, Doug O'Connor. Director of Photography: Reed Smoot, ASC. Sound Recordist: Thierry Morlaas-Lurbe. Executive Producers: Jake Eberts, Dominic Cunningham-Reid. Producers: Taran Davies, George Duffield, Daniel Ferguson. Written & Directed by Daniel Ferguson.
"‘Jerusalem’ documentary shows rare views inside city" By Ethan Gilsdorf, The Boston Globe
"Jerusalem IMAX movie takes you to the holy land" By Jeffrey Totey, Seattle Christian Pop Culture Examiner
"KELLNER: 3-D Imax ‘Jerusalem’ sure to enthrall, educate" By The Washington Times
"Film Review: ‘Jerusalem’" By Ella Taylor, Variety
National Geographic Studios Hits Box Office Milestone with Award-Winning Films Collectively Grossing Over $20 Million By National Geographic Studios (June 30, 2015)
BMZ Interview: Jerusalem Director/Producer Daniel Ferguson By BMZ Staff (September 16, 2013)
National Geographic Entertainment Presents A Cosmic Picture/Arcane Pictures Film JERUSALEM Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch By Cosmic Picture/Arcane Pictures (August 19, 2013)
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch Narrates Jerusalem, New Theatrical Release from National Geographic Cinema Ventures By National Geographic Cinema Ventures (May 23, 2013)
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