This is the first of a three-part series entitled Jesus Of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli. Part I begins a reflection on the human condition before the time of Christ and the various views of the Messiah. It follows Mary's betrothal to Joseph, the Annunciation, the Visitation, Joseph's dream, and wedding of Mary and Joseph. The census, the birth of Jesus, the homage of the shepherds and magi, the circumcision, presentation, the slaughter of the baby boys, and the return of the holy family to Nazareth are next. Jesus' bar mitzvah, the finding of Jesus in the temple, John's baptism of Jesus, Andrew and Philip follow Jesus continues his life. Jesus stating that the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled in Himself, Jesus escapes the angry mob at Nazareth to preach in Capernaum and ends with Jesus curing the possessed boy. (Note that we also have Jesus of Nazareth available on fourteen 30-minute videos vc 7601 to vc 7613). Film guide included.
Media ID: 12198
Length: 116 Min.
Publisher: Vision Video
Level: JH, SH, A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult