Jerusalem: Center of the World DVD - AV Item

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This documentary tells the story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city; the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions; and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the ... More
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This documentary tells the story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city; the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions; and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the varied religious sacred books.

The film includes interviews with locals, top scholars and clergy.

The film includes interviews with locals, top scholars and clergy.

Highlights include:
Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples;
the Church of the Holy Sepulcher;
the Dome of the Rock; and
the Western Wall.

Producer: Andrew Goldberg, Amy Brillhart
Executive Producer: Andrew Goldberg
Production Company: Oregon Public Broadcasting; Two Cats Productions
Production Year: 2009
Rating: TV-PG
Director: Andrew Goldberg
Host: Ray Suarez
Writers: Andrew Goldberg, Ray Suarez
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 115 minutes
Audio Format: Stereo

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Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.

"… a top notch effort … that is both timely … and timeless" - Tony Perry, The Los Angeles Times

"A wonderful idea…well executed… the overall effect - to paraphrase the poet - is to arrive at the place where it all started, yet know it for the first time. Grade: A" - Verne Gay, Newsday

"For anyone who wants a better understanding of Jerusalem and its layers, its history dating back 40 centuries, its conflicts and its mystical and earthly significance, you should take a look." - The Indianapolis Star



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