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John M. Kelly Library

Documentaries: Jesus Christ

The Kelly Library collects resources to support the Faculty of Theology and the St Michael's College Christianity and Culture Program

This page lists documentaries about Jesus Christ. For movie dramatizations, see the list of Bible on Film

 

An Archaelogical Search for Jesus

An Archaeological Search for Jesus

BT303.2 .A73 2003 DVD
210 minutes (3 discs); released 2003.
Hershel Shanks, editor of Biblical Archaeology Review travels to sites connected with Jesus in Galilee, Jerusalem and the Judean Desert.

Beginning in Christ Together: Six Sessions on the Life of Jesus

Beginning in Christ Together: Six Sessions on the Life of Jesus

BV10.3 .E964 2005 DVD pt.1
240 minutes
A dynamic aid for small-group discussions on Jesus as teacher, healer, shepherd, servant, saviour, and risen Lord. Part of the Experiencing Christ Together series.

Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

BT482 .D53 2008 DVD
56 minutes
A critical examination of the facts about the resurrection of Jesus. Featuring Father Mitch Pacwa, Johnnette Benkovic, and others.

The Easter Triduum

The Easter Triduum

BX2015.785 .E27 2005 DVD
3 (60 minute) programs
Fr. John Corapi delivers a three-part series from EWTN on the significance of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.

The Execution of Jesus

The Execution of Jesus

BT450 .E94 2004 DVD
50 minutes
An examination of Christ's passion and death. Part of the series Mysteries of the Bible.

For Such a One as This

M2020.3 .H39 2006 DVD
A dramatic musical presentation for Holy Week. Produced by Mark Hayes.

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

BT301.2 .F76 2004 DVD
4 (60 minute) programs
PBS Frontline traces the life of Jesus and the roots of Christianity into the third century.

Teaching Company

The Historical Jesus

BT303.2 .E4 2000 DVD
24 (30 minute) lectures
A Teaching Company course. Course description.

The God Who Wasn't There

The God Who Wasn't There

BL2747 .G55 2005 DVD
62 minutes
This provocative film by a former fundamentalist Christian attempts to prove that Jesus Christ never existed.

How Jesus Died

How Jesus Died: The Final 18 Hours

BT450 .H69 2000z DVD
35 minutes
This film details the historical facts of the crucifixion of Christ.

Images of Jesus

N8050 .I43447 2005 DVD
52 minutes
Traces the various ways in which Jesus has been portrayed in art from the fourth century to the present day. Documents the wooden icons from the Eastern church, the stained glass windows of the great cathedrals, fresco paintings, woodcuts on paper, silk paintings from the east, by famous and unknown artists.

In the Presence of Our Lord

In the Presence of Our Lord

BX2215.2 .G7 1999 VHS
1 videocassette containing 5 (30 minute) programs
Father Benedict Groeschel discusses the Catholic Church's rich history and teaching on devotion to Jesus Christ present in the Holy Eucharist.

Infancy Narratives of Jesus

BS2576 .I54 1996 DVD
4 (20 minute) programs
Part of the Little Rock Scripture Study series.

Jesus & His First Followers: What Current Archaeology and Biblical Research are Telling Us

Jesus & His First Followers: What Current Archaeology and Biblical Research are Telling Us

BT 303.2 .J478 2005 DVD
4 hours; released 2005.
Lectures by five eminent Bible scholars and archaeologists revealing how recent discoveries are changing the way we view the world of Jesus and the earliest Christians.

Jesus and the Gospels

BT301.3 .J64 2004 DVD
36 (30 minute) lectures
A Teaching Company course. Course description.

The Jesus Experience

The Jesus Experience

BR127 .J47 2002 DVD
8 (45 minute) programs
A series looking at how different world cultures have viewed Jesus Christ.

Jesus: The Word Became Flesh

Jesus: The Word Became Flesh

BT299.3 .J4787 2003 DVD
94 minutes
Best-selling Catholic author Stephen Ray takes the viewer to the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, and Jerusalem in his study of the places where Jesus lived and taught. Part of The Footprints of God series.

The Life and Times of Jesus Christ

BT299.3 .L544 2004 DVD
47 minutes.
Documentary about the life of Jesus Christ, with visits to the historic sites mentioned in the Gospels.

Meeting with Christ

Meeting with Christ

BX2200 .G76 1996 VHS
2 videocassettes containing 13 (28 minute) programs
Father Benedict Groeschel discusses the different ways people know and encounter Christ: through the sacraments, Scripture, and service to others.

Mission of the Messiah

Mission of the Messiah

BS491.2 .M58 2001 VHS
2 videocassettes containing 12 (28 minute) programs
Christendom College professor Tim Gray leads a group of college students in a Bible study on the life of Jesus.

Nativity

Nativity

N8060 .N38 2005 DVD
30 minutes
A documentary about the history, art and spirituality of nativity scenes.

The Passion and Resurrection Narratives of Jesus

BS2556 .P37 1992 DVD
7 (20 minute) programs
Hosted by Father Stephen J. Binz. Part of the Little Rock Scripture Study series.

The Passion Interviews

The Passion Interviews

PN1997.2 .P37 A776 2004 DVD
110 minutes
Raymond Arroyo interviews Mel Gibson and Jim Caviezel about the making of the movie The Passion of the Christ.

Shroud

Shroud

BT587 .S4 S57 2005 DVD
160 minutes
A documentary about the Shroud of Turin, the purported burial cloth of Jesus Christ.

'So, Who is this Jesus?'

'So, Who is this Jesus?'

BT301 .2 .S59 1999z DVD
48 minutes
Presented by Russell Boulter and filmed in Israel, this documentary provides an introduction to the life and significance of Jesus Christ in 3 parts: I: His Story Had a Long Preparation; II: His Birth and Life; and III: The Meaning of It All.

Teaching of Jesus Christ

Teaching of Jesus Christ

BX1751.2 .T42 1996 DVD
50 talks on 13 DVD's; released 1996.
A series of lectures delivered by Father John Corapi which focus on the essentials of the Catholic faith as contained in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

The Transfiguration of Christ

BT410 .W37 1995 VHS
4 videocassettes, 240 minutes total
A lecture series on the transfiguration of Christ given by Orthodox theologian Bishop Kallistos Ware of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Great Britain.

The Unknown Jesus

The Unknown Jesus

BT202 .U54 2005 DVD
100 minutes
The A&E Biography series episode on Jesus Christ.

Way of the Cross

Way of the Cross

BX2040 .W39 2003 DVD
172 minutes
The 14 stations of the Way of the Cross as celebrated in Toronto at World Youth Day 2002.

Yeshua, Jesus: Exploring the Jewish Roots of Jesus

Yeshua, Jesus: Exploring the Jewish Roots of Jesus

BT590 .J8 Y47 1999 DVD
85 minutes
A two-part documentary which explores the Jewish religious atmosphere in which Jesus grew up and its influence on his message.