The historic documentary presents in 6 episodes the life and thought of Apostle Paul, one of the most influential personalities and important figures of the history of thought. The chronicle of an enthralling life and work, full of messages for faith, love, respect for woman’s position, and understanding of the problems in an agitated historic period of changes.
An adventured route guided by Apostle Paul, whose sermons forged the attitude and perceptions of Western civilization.
Filmed in Jerusalem, Greece, Lebanon, Italy, Turkey, Great Britain and Syria and Cyprus, the series follows the footsteps of Apostle Paul in sites unknown to the public like his prison in Ephesus, the area of 1000 and 1 churches, the curved monastery of Apostle Paul which shows fingerprints of the first Christianity period and the Column Martyrdom of the Apostle of all Nations, which is situated in Rome. As long as documents, photographs and places that have been recorded by historians and archeologists for the first time.
“In the Footsteps of Apostle Paul”directed by Gregory Karantinakis unites the past with the present in a journey on archeological sites, museums and temples. The director’s touch adds to the very exciting journey of this ecumenical personality. The screenplay is written by Anastasia Manou, while the historical and theological research belongs to a team of theologians and historians of the Holy Monastery of St. Dionysus in Olympus. Stelios Mainas narrates the events and reads extracts of the Gospel.
From Tarsos of Cilicia to Antioch, Ikonia, Listra, Derbe, Antalya, Smyrna, Jerusalem, Capernaum, Damascus, Perge, Colossus Laodicea, Ephesus, Ace, Philippi, Thessalonica, Veria, Corinth, Acrocorinth, Athens, Caesarea and Rome, the series illumines the universality of Apostle Paul’s personality via his preaching, Letters and journeys. How did he manage to touch people from all denominations, religions and nationalities? Why his Letters still constitute the basis for universal values?
A White Fox production and coproduced by Ote Tv which shows its great support to Greek Cinema and interior documentary production. The documentary series “On the footsteps of Apostle Paul” will be aired οn Ote History Channel, which focuses οn the Greek history and civilization.
The historic and theological dimension of Apostle Paul’s work and personality is presented by: His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem and All Palestine, His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronimos of Athens.
A production that unites civilizations and cultures, an encounter of History with religion, a journey through the life and principles of a man whose teaching set the foundations of contemporary thinking.