Celluloid Jesus

  • Professor(s): Ross S. Kraemer
  • When: 2012
  • Where: Brown University / RELS0210
  • Source
  • An examination of the representations of Jesus in cinema from the second half of the twentieth century, with judicious comparative use and analysis of ancient narrative traditions about Jesus, particularly in the New Testament gospels. Films include: Samuel Ray's King of Kings; Pasolini's Passion of (St) Matthew; Monty Python's Life of Brian; Denys Arcand's Jesus of Montreal; Scorcese's Last Temptation of Christ, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Matrix.

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