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he film, "Magdalena: Through Her Eyes," is the true story of Jesus seen through the eyes of Mary Magdalene – a story of tenderness, freedom and purpose. "Magdalena" reveals what can happen when women refuse to live in defeat and choose to discover their real value.

For the first time, this remarkable film – created by women for women – gives a voice to one of the most complex and often misunderstood women of our past. Through Mary Magdalene's eyes, we experience much more than just her own transformation by Jesus' redemptive love.


s you watch, the woman at the well realizes that Jesus is the Messiah, the woman caught in adultery walks away in forgiveness, and the woman healed of bleeding is restored to health, physically and spiritually. These Biblical stories bring into clear focus how much Jesus values and affirms women. Then and now, Jesus reaches out to women in the midst of their struggles and sin.

Originally released as "Magdalena: Released From Shame", this DVD includes the 1-hour condensed adaptation of the film and the original 82-minute film in eight languages.


  • Written, directed and produced by women for women. Visit the original movie website for the full story.
  • Filming began in 2006.
  • Premiered at the United Nations, March 2007, for the International Day of the Woman.
  • Shown in more than 42 countries to date.
  • More than 90 languages available and counting. Call 1-800-432-1997 for information on other languages.


Women in every culture are moved as “Magdalena” resonates emotionally with them and addresses their deepest concerns. Although women are the obvious audience, men have commented that this film shows them how to treat women by watching how Jesus valued and treated them.


The "Magdalena: Through Her Eyes" DVD contains "FREE", a short video for the modern woman; 5-minute, 2-minute, 1-minute, and 30-second promotional videos; 1-hour condensed film and the 82-minute full length film in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Korean, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian; and movie trailers.

Bible Study/Resources

"Reflections of Hope" is an eight-lesson study that will deepen your understanding of Jesus' care for women. Experience His forgiveness and healing right along with each woman in the film. For a complete list of other resources and follow-up materials, go to the Resources page.


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