A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.
When THE DA VINCI CODE, written by Dan Brown, was launched on an unsuspecting literary world, few would have predicted the publishing phenomenon that this incredible book was destined to become. However, mention THE DA VINCI CODE today, just about anywhere, and you’ll find that everyone has heard of it and the majority have read it! This would be remarkable enough if THE DA VINCI CODE was purely a work of fiction, but the interwoven facts, that are indeed the backbone of the novel, put it in a class of its own. Yet the history, paintings and locations that inspired Dan Brown’s tale are equally as fascinating as the book itself, and this program has been devised to take you on an intriguing journey of discovery in search of the facts behind the fiction.
Host and author of international best-seller Cracking The Da Vinci Code, Simon Cox, takes you on an in depth journey through the heart of the mysteries behind Dan Brown's best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code. This comprehensive documentary cuts through the confusion, ultimately cracking Da Vinci's code and revealing the remarkable truth behind the legend of the Holy Grail.
The DaVinci Code sold over 20 million copies in 44 languages by grossly distorting the truth and re-writing history. Is it possible that the Bible was a work of fiction? Did Jesus escape death on the cross? If you believe recent accounts Jesus did not die on the cross, but instead married Mary Magdalene who gave birth to his daughter......that this great secret has been hidden from us for the past two thousand years by covert societies whose alleged members included Renaissance painter Leonardo DaVinci. The Christian faith is under attack - arm yourself with the facts by watching Challenging the DaVinci Code. World-renowned religious scholars refute the dramatic and shockingly distorted facts that attempt to derail centuries of religious beliefs and the very foundation of the Bible. In this revealing documentary, the 190-
Renowned as the "Mind of the Renaissance," the genius of Leonardo da Vinci reaches beyond the centuries. Painter, sculptor, engineer, and scientist, in each field Leonardo da Vinci was both master and pioneer. Creator of some of the world's great artistic masterpieces, such as the Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, he was also a visionary whose fantastic inventions would become reality only hundreds of years after his death. Follow the original Renaissance man through glittering palaces of merchant princes, accusations of blasphemy, and whispers of betrayal and romance--all to satisfy a limitless desire for knowledge. From the producers of Islam: Empire of Faith and Barbarians, and available on DVD for the first time ever, DA VINCI AND THE CODE HE LIVED BY tells the remarkable story of one man's boundless talent, his towering legacy, and his courage in the face of powerful adversity.
Dan Brown's fiction thriller, The Da Vinci Code, ignited worldwide controversy with this enigmatic opening statement: FACT: All descriptions of artwork, architecture, documents, and secret rituals in the novel are accurate. Through interviews with leading experts in theology, archeology, art history, philosophy and science, this documentary exposes the inaccuracies and deceptions in Brown's novel.
Before The Da Vinci Code, there was Henry Lincoln's Holy Blood, Holy Grail, in which the author documents his search for clues about the Holy Grail. This program examines the evidence Lincoln presents and its connections with the Knights Templar. Critics recount the controversy over the holy lineage and bring new insights to both popular and marginal theories. Lincoln's quest continues to stir imaginations and inspire the most ardent skeptics.
The Da Vinci Code has raised questions about religion art and faith across the globe. Now take a 2000 year journey through time to examine the surprising truths and controversial ideas set forth in Dan Brown's worldwide bestseller.
Tony Robinson examines the claims made in Dan Brown's best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code."
This documentary exploration of Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code, answers questions: What exactly was Leonardo da Vinci trying to tell us in his coded paintings? Was Jesus married to Mary Magdalene? Who were the Knights Templar? What is the secret of the mysterious church at Rennes-le-Château? What is the Priory of Sion? What secret did the real life Saunière know that threatened the Church? What are the Gnostic Gospels? Did Roman emperors rewrite the New Testament to control the population?
Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code sparked a cultural phenomenon which has led millions of people to explore the mysteries of the isolated hilltop village of Rennes-le-Château. Behind the fiction of the novel is a wealth of detail originally uncovered by Henry Lincoln in his book Holy Blood, Holy Grail. Origins of the Da Vinci Code, sets out to explore these mysteries in detail, including: • the history of the Rennes-le-Château • the development of the Holy Bloodline hypothesis BEFORE the publication of Dan Brown’s novel • how Henry Lincoln discovered the codes • the discovery of the Rennes-le-Château geometry • startling new discoveries of more landscape geometry beyond the original Pentacle of Mountains • the true extent of the "Invisible Temple" • and more!
The film takes the viewer on a spiritual road trip from ancient Europe to modern Israel in a feature documentary that covers the terrain touched upon in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code. Interviews were done with many of the leading teachers, art historians and spiritual guides of our time.
After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.