New Documentary Chronicles the Nativity Story through the Eyes of Five
TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - What happens when the paths of five
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Tricord Media, Crossroads Television System (CTS), Aboriginal People's
Television Network (APTN) and Windborne Productions are proud to
present Journey to Christmas; a 21st Century meets the 1st Century television experience.
The four part documentary series follows the epic voyage five diverse
Canadians take to Israel and Palestine and their examination of the
hype and history surrounding the virgin birth of Christ.
Renowned scholar and television commentator Nazir Shaheen guides an
unusual cast of characters, which includes an agnostic, an artist, a
skeptical radio talk-show host, a native youth worker, and a
singer-songwriter on their nativity quest. Highlighted by breathtaking
high definition cinematography, Shaheen takes this group of modern day
'wisemen' to fascinating historical and archeological sites.
Journey to Christmas also includes appearances by Canadian astrophysicist Hugh Ross who examines the science behind the star of Bethlehem, and Paul Maier, Professor of Ancient History at the University of Western Michigan.
Journey to Christmas premieres December 3rd and 4th on CTS and repeats December 19th on APTN.
A pre-screening of Journey to Christmas will take place November 22nd at 3:00pm at the National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque studios in Toronto.
JOURNEY TO CHRISTMAS has an interactive website www.journeytochristmas.com The website features extra scenes from the production, blogs from the
participants, expanded commentary on aspects of the story from the
experts, location information and insights from the makers of the
documentary. An Electronic Press Kit (EPK) is available for additional
information in the Press Room.
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entertainment content, based in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario,
Canada. It is a non-profit corporation that supports content that has
a positive moral message, to inspire people to transform lives and
communities. Tricord Media strives to bring spiritually uplifting and
wholesome programs for all family members to enjoy. www.tricordmedia.ca
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