Date posted: October 22, 2014
As part of Ignatius Press’ immensely successful theatrical and parish screening program for MARY of NAZARETH, some 200,000 people viewed the film on 552 screens in more than 270 cities across North America.
Now MARY of NAZARETH is on DVD and as well as a book, Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures, which Ignatius Press is releasing on Nov. 4. This volume combines inspiring commentary and meditations by the popular Marian priest, Fr. Donald Calloway, with over 65 lovely photos from the movie.
Ignatius Press, in collaboration with Carmel Communications, is organizing a MARY of NAZARETH Book & DVD Tour, beginning November 14 and lasting through Nov. 18 . Each day Alissa Jung, the German actress who plays Mary in the film, will be in a different city to promote the film and book.
The events will include the showing of several clips from the film, a Q & A with Jung, and then she will be available to sign purchased copies of the book: Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures (Ignatius Press) and/or the Mary of Nazareth DVD.
(Click on your city to reserve your ticket/s)
Nov. 15- Los Angeles (2 events below)
Pauline Books & Media- 3p.m.
St. Augustine Church- 7p.m.
Nov. 16- Ann Arbor
Nov. 16- Detroit
Nov. 17- Toronto (2 events below)
St Jude’s Academy of the Arts (1pm Event; 10am Movie)
Saint Matthew Parish (7pm)
Please plan on arriving at least 30 minutes prior to the event. All seats are first-come, first-serve.
Book Synopsis- Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures. Based on the highly successful theatrical motion picture, this beautiful volume combines inspiring commentary and meditations by the very popular Marian priest, Fr. Donald Calloway, with over 65 lovely photos from the movie. The insightful text and captivating pictures tell the moving story of the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, from childhood through the Resurrection of her son, Jesus Christ.
DVD Synopsis: Mary of Nazareth is an epic motion picture on the life of Mary, mother of Christ, from her childhood through the Resurrection of Jesus. Shot in High Definition, it was filmed in Europe with outstanding cinematography, a strong cast, and a majestic music score. Actress Alissa Jung gives a beautiful, compelling and inspired portrayal of Mary. *This DVD can only be sold in the US, Canada and Mexico.