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The Gospel of Matthew (DVD) (NIV & KJV) (Lumo Project)

Contributor(s): Trelfall, David [narrator.] | Rasalingam, Selva, 1968- [actor.] | Tompkinson, Stephen [narrator.] | Big Book Media | Lion Hudson | Toy Gun Films
Series: Lumo Project: Distributor: West Ryde, NSW : Koorong, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 2 DVD-videos (190 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm. + Booklet: The Gospel of Matthew : the first ever word for word film adaption of all four gospels - 14 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 18 cmContent type: two-dimensional moving image | text Media type: video | unmediated Carrier type: videodisc | volumeISBN: 9323078011121 (DVD); 9323078028143 (enclosed paperback booklet)Uniform titles: Bible. Matthew. English. New International. Subject(s): Matthew, the Apostle, Saint | Bible. Matthew. English. King James | Bible. Matthew. English. New International | Feature filmsGenre/Form: DVDs & Videos. | Feature films. | Bible films.Online resources: Gospel Coalition blog about this series. | Lumo Project.
Contents:
This DVD contains: The Gospel of Matthew with narration options of both the NIV and KJV translations -- Filming of the Gospels -- Composing the Gospels -- A short guide to the Gospel of Matthew with questions for reflection and discussion.--Back cover of DVD case.
Production Credits: Lion Hudson in association with Lumo Project presents a Toy Gun Films and Big Book Media production 'The Gospel of Matthew'. Music, Amory Leader ; film editing, Ben Hilton ; director of photography, Ben Hodgson ; executive producers, Brent Ryan Green, Mart Green, Huw Penallt Jones ; producer, Hannah Leader ; director, David Batty.
Cast: Starring Selva Rasalingam as Jesus ; New International Version narrated by Stephen Tompkinson ; King James Version narrated by David Threlfall.
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Some people complain about Jesus being depicted as Anglo with an Anglo cast of characters. But if the film is in English, then it may be difficult to get a cast of actors who speak fluent, undistracting English and yet look like the part of a Mediterranean Jews... The way that the Lumo Project solved this issue was by having Selva Rasalingam play Jesus. Rasalingam, whose ethnicity is partly Tamil, looks more like [a first-century Galilean Semite might have looked like] than the typical Anglo- Jesus version. Furthermore, the actors in the film speak Aramaic (and I assume Latin for certain parts?). But you can't really hear their dialogue clearly. Rather, you hear the voice of the narrator...-- https://blogs.thegospelcoalition.org/justintaylor/2015/12/17/two- ways-to-watch-a-film-version-of-the- entire-gospel-of-john-word-for- word/

This feature-length film is one of a series of four that presents each of the Gospels - the Lumo Project. The script is the Bible itself, narrated complete and word-for-word, in a choice of NIV and KJV options. The casting, location, and costumes have all been based on the best current research on first century Palestine. Shot in Morocco in consultation with Biblical scholars and ancient history experts. Visit www.lumoproject.com to learn more.--Koorong.com

Includes 14 page booklet: The Gospel of Matthew : the first ever word for word film adaptation of all four gospels / by Ben Irwin. (copyright BBM [Big Book Media].

This DVD contains: The Gospel of Matthew with narration options of both the NIV and KJV translations -- Filming of the Gospels -- Composing the Gospels -- A short guide to the Gospel of Matthew with questions for reflection and discussion.--Back cover of DVD case.

Lion Hudson in association with Lumo Project presents a Toy Gun Films and Big Book Media production 'The Gospel of Matthew'. Music, Amory Leader ; film editing, Ben Hilton ; director of photography, Ben Hodgson ; executive producers, Brent Ryan Green, Mart Green, Huw Penallt Jones ; producer, Hannah Leader ; director, David Batty.

Starring Selva Rasalingam as Jesus ; New International Version narrated by Stephen Tompkinson ; King James Version narrated by David Threlfall.

Region 4 (Australia) - Dual Layer (x2) ; 16:9 Widescreen - Anamorphic NTSC ; English - stereo.

Added to GBC Library Holland Park 13 August 2017.

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