Filmed in 3D for IMAX and Giant Screen cinemas, JERUSALEM is an immersive experience about one of the world's most beloved cities. Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to billions... See full summary »

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Jodi Magness ...
Archaeologist
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Farah Ammouri ...
Farah
Austin Carder ...
Archaeology Student
Peter Hagyo-Kovacs ...
Archaeology Student
James Heilpern ...
Archaeology Student
Kindra Heilpern ...
Archaeology Student
Nadia Tadros ...
Nadia
Revital Zacharie ...
Revital
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Filmed in 3D for IMAX and Giant Screen cinemas, JERUSALEM is an immersive experience about one of the world's most beloved cities. Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to billions of people and how archaeology is uncovering secrets of Jerusalem's past.

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Discover the Heart of the World

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Documentary

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18 September 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gerusalemme - La città santa  »

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$82,002 (USA) (21 February 2014)

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$7,993,108 (USA) (8 May 2015)
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A wondrous tour with breathtaking visual, and an identifiable beauty beyond restriction of one faith.
4 December 2015 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Jerusalem is the kind of film usually displayed on shopping center to advertise the new flat or curved television set. It's an undeniable graphical masterpiece as every shot is done with such precise cinematography. Its frame, composition of scenery, the contrasting shadow and lighting, one can take a random screenshot and it would be an impressive work of photography.

The documentary takes audience through walks and lives of the holy city's citizens. It mainly tells the culture of three different major religions from perspectives of young women. They depict the city and its meaning to them, both personally and culturally while Benedict Cumberbatch narrates how the place came to be.

It's a grand view of many corners and landmarks, taken in such angle that it is simply immersive. The high rise scene is gorgeous, meanwhile the first person perspective, especially when the camera walks through gates of houses, mosques or churches, is intimately welcoming. Every shot is taken with purpose and they are never out of focus, it offers a steady pace throughout the entire visual marvel.

Granted, it doesn't cover much of the more bloody history, yet this is meant for a testament of human cultures and celebration of life. It's simply a marvelous display of excellent cinematography, regardless of one's faith.


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