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The new film by LightWorkers Media tells the story of the Resurrection. In the movie, Jesus is portrayed by Argentine actor Juan Pablo Di Pace. (photo: LightWorkers Media)

Discovery+ movie focuses on timely message ahead of Holy Week and Easter.

By Kathy Schiffer, EWTN News, March 26, 2021

Kathy Schiffer“This film,” Roma Downey says, “is the perfect film for such a time as this.”

Downey is talking about her latest project, Resurrection, a feature film she co-produced with her husband, Mark Burnett, which premieres on March 27 on Discovery Plus.

In an interview with the Register, Downey pointed to society’s need for renewal and resurrection in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced individuals and families into isolation. “The last year has been challenging for everyone,” she said. “It’s almost as though we’ve all been locked in in our own lives — but now, we’re all ready to step out into the light. We’re looking forward to returning to Mass in person, returning to the classroom, returning to the office. We’re looking ahead to a ‘resurrection’ in our businesses as we get the economy back up and running.” …

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