Garden Grove, Calif., (Oct. 25, 2019) – “Jesus VR – The Story of Christ” is coming to Christ Cathedral Campus beginning Nov. 1. This immersive film experience was executive produced by Enzo Sisti, a film vet whose credits include “The English Patient” and Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ.”
The film was shot entirely in 360° 4K video on location in Matera, Italy, the ancient village that was also the setting for “Passion of the Christ.” Viewers experience an immersive virtual reality film showing the entirety of Jesus’s life and death, from the Nativity to his ascension and everything in between! Guest have the ability to look around in all directions in the scene as if they were there. Jesus VR is a 60-minute experience made from the 80-minute full film.
“The viewers truly feel they are there with Jesus and his disciples,” said The Very Reverend Christopher Smith, Rector of the Christ Cathedral Campus. “This is the most powerful story of all time and virtual reality is the perfect way to tell it. I am beyond thrilled this movie experience will be available to our community and visitors on the Christ Cathedral Campus.”
The Jesus VR experience will take place in the Cathedral Cultural Center on the Christ Cathedral Campus, 13280 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840. The movie experience begins Nov. 1 and continues through Dec 30, 2019. Minimum age is 13 years-old and viewers must be able to wear a high-quality headset. There is an intermission. For tickets, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jesusvr-christ-cathedral-tickets-73421594967
Media Preview Day – Media may preview the movie on October 30 with showings at noon and 2 p.m.
MEDIA: RSVP TO: Tkincaid@RCBO.org or CMontes@RCBO.org
About the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange
With 1.3 million Catholics, 57 parishes, 5 Catholic centers, and 41 schools, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange is one of the largest, and most diverse faith communities in the United States. The Diocese empowers Catholics across Orange County to have an active life of faith that is integrated and woven into the fabric of their daily lives through the community and sacramental life of the Church. Under the leadership of Bishop Kevin Vann, the Diocese works to establish and support dynamic, vibrant parishes and schools welcoming all to live the Gospel with faith, joy, charity and unity. Christ Cathedral, the spiritual home of the Diocese, was dedicated in July 2019.
Learn more about the Diocese of Orange at https://www.rcbo.org.
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