myETVmedia Interview with JERUSALEM director Daniel Ferguson

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Jerusalem, the IMAX movie by writer, director, producer Daniel Ferguson, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, is a visually stunning journey to the heart of one of the most enigmatic cities on Earth. The movie takes a unique approach by revealing the story of the city through the eyes of three young women, one Christian, one Muslim and one Jewish, who live in Jerusalem.
Director Daniel Ferguson with Benedict Cumberbatch
Jerusalem the IMAX movie had its Canadian Premiere at the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, Canada hosted by the National Geographic Entertainment and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem CFHU. Jake Eberts, the celebrated Canadian film producer (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire, Dances With Wolves, Chicken Run) was an executive producer on the film and was honoured at the premiere as he has sadly passed away before completion of the movie.
JERUSALEM's Director Daniel Ferguson behind the camera
The interview with Daniel Ferguson reveals the challenges in making the movie, the goal of the filmmakers and some highlights including Benedict Cumberbatch’s enthusiasm for the project, filming in the Muslim Temple, the ritual of the Holy Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and finding the three girls.

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