Witness the greatest story of our lifetime as it is told through “The Jesus Film.” Digitally remastered, “The Jesus Film” is a two-hour drama documentary on the life of Jesus Christ based on the Gospel of Luke.
The film follows Jesus of Nazareth’s (Brian Deacon) life from birth to death. His parents, Mary (Rivka Neuman) and Joseph (Yossef Shiloah), are a strong presence in his early life. Later, as a young adult, Jesus begins to realize his destiny, and his apostles are gradually assembled, with Simon Peter (Niko Nitai) among them. Eventually, Jesus must face his crucifixion, which leads to his resurrection.
“The Jesus Film” was co-directed by Peter Sykes and John Krish, and produced by John Heyman. It was filmed on location in Israel and was funded by several Christian groups. Since then, the movie has flourished.
The film has already been translated into over 1,400 languages since its 1979 release; remaining the most translated film in history. It also holds the title of most viewed film in history with more than 6 billion viewings in 229 countries.
It has been praised for its “meticulous attention to authenticity.” Instead of embellishing the story, the filmmakers chose to adhere as closely as possible to the Good News Bible. The film received universal and critical acclaim by Christians and moviegoers alike for its outstanding portrayal of the accounts featured in the film, and it currently holds an 87% on Rotten Tomatoes.
“The Jesus Film” takes the story of Jesus’ life and translates it onto the big screen in a beautiful and powerful way. The film will move you emotionally and encourage your faith to grow and seek out God. It is highly recommended by Christians and non-believers alike, as it portrays the Bible in such an authentic way.
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Massa was asked to fill in at the anchor’s desk for CityNews’ 11pm broadcast last week. She created a buss after the broadcast ended, tweeting “That’s a wrap! Tonight wasn’t just important for me. I don’t think a woman in hijab has ever anchored a newscast in Canada.”
Massa says she credits her colleagues at CityNews for helping her flourish. She is proud that she has been able to “break the mold” for Muslim journalist in Canada. However, she had not even realized she made such a large splash in history until an editor pointed it out to her.
“It wasn’t until my editor said, ‘Hey, great job! Was that a first for Canada? A woman in a hijab?’ … as much as I knew it was important, I didn’t expect the reaction that I received. My phone hasn’t stopped buzzing for the last week,” Massa said.
The response to her first segment in front of the camera has been “overwhelmingly positive,” she told The Huffington Post in an email. Still, nasty comments are difficult to escape.
“I think in Canada we are sometimes a little smug because we are such a multicultural and accepting country, we often like to act like we don’t have to worry about hatred and racism here, but it does exist,” she said.
“[The negative comments] tell me that I need to continue what I’m doing because for some this may be the only interaction they ever have with a Muslim woman in hijab, and maybe it will change their perception about who we are and what we can do.”
In general, however, the comments regarding Massa have been incredibly supportive. For those who missed her, she will be in the anchor seat again in the upcoming months again showing off her hijab.
Messa also shared a message of support for other Muslim women. She exclaimed, “How you’re dressed shouldn’t define whether or not you can succeed. I’m really excited to be the first hijabi to anchor the news, but I certainly hope I’m not the last.”
The cast of “Hairspray Live!” is getting excited for their upcoming performance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The stars have been rehearsing their performance this week in preperation. “Hairspray Live!” will join a dazzling lineup of Broadway’s best taking part in the parade, including “Cats,” “Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical,” “Paramour,” and “Waitress.”
Back in January, NBC announced that the ’60s song-and-dance would be the next production to get the “Live!” treatment and everyone has been anxiously awaiting the airing. The stars of the cast are phenomenal, including Ariana Grande, Derek Hough, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short, Harvey Fierstein and leading lady Maddie Baillio.
If the clip leaves you wanting more, you don’t have to wait long. Tomorrow the cast will be giving a sneak peak during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, airing from 9 a.m.-noon in all time zones. “Hairspray Live!” will then air Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
When it comes to love, so many of us find out that it doesn’t always last. Even after marriage people find that the blissful feelings that developed during dating can fade away and aren’t long-term. Our favorite celebrity couples aren’t immune to the deterioration of love.
2016 was not the year for love. Here are some of the saddest celebrity divorces this year.
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
Better known as Bradgelina, this couple was together for over a decade after infamously getting together when they worked on Mr. and Mrs. Smith back in 2004. They married in 2014, partly for the sake of their six children. When TMZ got ahold of papers stating that Angelina was filing for divorce in September 2016, the world took a collective gasp. This seemingly golden couple divorced due to disagreements centered around how they wanted to parent their children.
Tobey Maguire & Jennifer Meyers
Maguire met his jewlrey designer wife in 2003 on the set of Seabiscuit. The two got married in 2007 and had two children together, Ruby and Otis. However, the family bliss didn’t last. In October 2016, the couple released a statement about their split. The pair will continue to put their children first, stating they will treat each other with respect, friendship and love.
Kaley Cuoco & Ryan Sweeting
The two were only married for 21 months before their romantic fairy tale fell apart. Could it be due to the fact that they were only engaged for three months before they got hitched? The pair announced their split in late 2015, but the divorce didn’t finalize until this year.
Liev Schreiber & Naomi Watts
This couple lasted for 11 years before they finally called it quits. The pair told the sad news of their divorce in September with a public statement they released together. Due to the couple having two children together, they request privacy from the public while they moved through this emotional time.
Johnny Depp & Amber Heard
After meeting on the set of The Rum Diaries in 2009, the two got together and married in February of 2015. Soon after in May of 2016, Heard filed for divorce in midst of domestic abuse allegations. After a rough few months of legal battles and a media frenzy, the divorce was finally settled. Heard eventually donated her part of the settlement from the divorce to charity.
Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman
Barrymore and Kopelman were together for five years before splitting separate ways. They have two children together that they have agreed to raise together. The divorce was amicable, they mutually decided that they weren’t meant to be. This is Barrymore’s second divorce.
Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin
Paltrow and Martin made headlines after 11 years they decided they were planning to be “consciously uncoulped” (as opposed to a regular divorce, it appears.) It seems to have worked for them though. The two are both involved in the lives of their two children and even vacation together.
Dennis Quaid & Kimberly Buffington
Not too many seemed extremely blindsided by the divorce of these two, as the couple had previously filed for divorce three separate times but changed their minds. The pair was together for 12 years but it was a rough marriage.
Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom
Khloe and Lamar were married in 2009 just one month after they first met. Khloe first filed for divorce in 2013, but revoked the decision after Lamar was sent to the hospital for life-threatening reasons. The couple briefly reconciled after he survived the medical ordeal, but it did not last. Khloe then filed for divorce again on May 26, 2016.
These couples shook us to the core when they announced that they were splitting up in 2016. After so long together, many of these couples seemed to have it all. A perfect family, perfect house, but apparently they did have a perfect marriage!