Once We Were Slaves

2015 TV-PG 27 min

Once We Were Slaves, captures the uncommon grace and redemption of the crucifixion from a perspective that’s never before been captured on film. 2,000 years ago, two Jewish prisoners await their fate in a Jerusalem jail cell. One, a lifelong criminal and a rebel against the Roman occupation, is resigned to his death. The other, a lifelong rabbinical student and peacemaker, refuses to accept his fate. As the afternoon progresses their history is revealed, a history that leads them to a shocking encounter with a mysterious man who changes their lives forever.

Quote of the day

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.