The Silents of Jesus
- Wednesday 1 May 2019
- 18.00 - 20.00
- Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin
- Booking Required
About this event:
Join Prof. David Shepherd for an introduction to the earliest ‘silent’ films of Jesus and a special screening and discussion of ‘The Life of Christ’ (1906), an extraordinary 30 min film made by the world’s first female film director and studio head, Alice Guy.
This film is presented by Prof. David Shepherd, Lecturer in Hebrew Bible in the School of Religion at Trinity College Dublin. He is author of The Bible on Silent Film (CUP, 2013), editor of The Silents of Jesus (Routledge, 2016), co-chair of the ‘Bible and Visual Culture’ unit of the Society of Biblical Literature’s International Meeting and was the founding director of the Trinity Centre for Biblical Studies.