About Us



The goal of Jesus Film Project is to help share Jesus with everyone in his or her own heart language using media tools and movement building strategies. Jesus Film Project distributes the film “JESUS,” a two-hour docudrama about the life of Christ based on the Gospel of Luke. The film has been seen in every country of the world and translated into more than 1,400 languages since its initial release in 1979. Our goal is to reach every nation, tribe, people and tongue, helping them see and hear the story of Jesus in a language they can understand. So whether a person speaks Swahili, French, or a language whose name is extremely difficult for most to pronounce, he or she will encounter the life and message of Jesus in a language “of the heart.”



“The JESUS Film” is a faithful depiction of Christ’s birth, ministry, death and resurrection as told in the biblical account from the Gospel of Luke. It is the most watched film in history, having been viewed billions of times.

Originally released 35 years ago, “The JESUS Film” has now been re-mastered in high-definition with a complete new musical score in Dolby 5.1 surround sound.

Beginning in March, “The JESUS Film” will have select theatrical showings around the nation. The high-definition film will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and digital format in retail and online stores nationwide April 1.

Virtually every word Jesus speaks in “The JESUS Film” is quoted from Scripture, with 450 leaders and scholars having reviewed the script for biblical accuracy. Further historical accuracy was ensured using clothing, pottery and other props made with first-century methods to portray a 2,000-year-old Palestinian culture.

“The JESUS Film” has been officially recognized by The Guinness Book of World Records as the “Most Translated Film” in history, and is currently available in 1,197 languages. More than 200 million individuals worldwide have indicated a decision to follow Jesus after viewing “The JESUS Film”.

This story of the film’s impact over the past 35 years is shown through an exclusive new short feature narrated by actor Ernie Hudson and available on the 35th Anniversary high-definition film on Blu-ray and DVD. Each disc will include “The JESUS Film” in a total of eight languages – English, Spanish, Mandarin, French, Vietnamese, German, Korean and Arabic.

“The JESUS Film” was created by Jesus Film Project®, a ministry of Cru, following founder Bill Bright’s vision to take the message of Jesus to the world through video.