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Thursday, February 20, 2014

EWTN: Faithful Reflections on "Son of God"

Faithful Reflections on “Son of God”

"Son of God" will explode on screens nationwide February 27. EWTN viewers have two opportunities to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this extraordinary film before it hits theaters!

First, tune in to "The World Over" with Host Raymond Arroyo for an exclusive interview at the Los Angeles home of Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, the couple behind the film. (Airs 7 p.m. CT, Thursday, Feb. 20 on EWTN.) Encores Friday 12 midnight CT & 8 a.m. CT, Sunday 6 p.m. CT, Monday 9 p.m. CT

Then, tune in to "Faithful Reflections on 'Son of God'," a half-hour documentary, which is also hosted by Arroyo. (Airs 8 p.m. CT, Sunday, Feb. 23; 1 a.m. CT, Tuesday, Feb. 25; and 1:30 p.m. CT, Wednesday, Feb. 26 on EWTN.)

This exclusive program features interviews with Rwandan Genocide Survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza, Father Barron's "Word on Fire Ministries" (which produced the blockbuster series "Catholicism," which aired on EWTN and PBS), Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez, Pittsburg Bishop David Zubik, Bloggers Lisa Hendey and Brandon Vogt, and many others who reflect on how they were personally moved by scenes from the film, which are included in the documentary. (Click here,, for a video preview of this documentary.)

"Son of God" hasn't even opened and it is already selling out in some theaters. The film, which brings the story of Jesus' life to audiences through compelling cinematic storytelling, is told with the scope and scale of an action epic and features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects, and a rich orchestral score. 

You won't want to miss these behind-the-scenes look at a movie that many believe is destined to become a classic!