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1

What are people doing in order to learn about religious ideas and practices?

They are watching films

2

What are films about religion replacing with regards to learning about religion?

Religious films have started to replace Holy Books and Scriptures when learning about religion

3

What captivates audiences worldwide?

Media

4

How long has media manage to captivate audiences?

For many generations

5

What means media has become more accessible?

Mass communication

6

What has become a problem for filmmakers?

They have to appeal to more people of different cultures and beliefs

7

What is an issue with religious films?

They can wrongly interpret religious aspects

8

What do filmmakers have to get correct?

Religious and spiritual themes

9

If filmmakers get specific religious ideas and beliefs in their film what can this cause?

Religious outrage in communities

10

Who does the film "Narnia" appeal to?

Children and adults

11

Was Narnia intended by C.S.Lewis to focus on religious themes?

C.S.Lewis had not intended to focus on religious themes

12

Who sacrifices themselves for the good of Edmund?

Aslan

13

What does Aslan's sacrifice for Edmund closely relate to?

The sacrifice of Jesus who died to save humanity from their sins

14

What is Edmund a symbol of?

Humanity

15

What is used to display the importance of Aslan's resurrection scene?

Non-Diegetic sound and lighting

16

Why do the filmmakers use non-diegetic sound and lighting in the resurrection scene?

They use it to display how Aslan's body is not the same after resurrection just as Jesus's was

17

What do the character's become to the audience?

As the film was a book the characters were relatable, however as a film they become alive, more relatable and lovable to the audience

18

What scene is the most captivating throughout the film?

Aslan's crucifixion scene

19

How is Aslan's resurrection scene closely linked to Jesus's?

Aslan wears a crown of thorns and is mocked by the soldiers

20

How do both Jesus and Aslan become sacrificed?

They are betrayed

21

Which characters especially appeal to children?

The talking animals as they use witty remarks, however animals are already lovable creatures to children

22

What religion is represented in Narnia?

Christianity

23

Why did Jesus willingly sacrifice himself?

He died to save humanity from their sins

24

When Aslan is resurrected what does he bring to the people of Narnia?

He brings hope and strength to those fighting against the White Witch

25

What did Jesus bring when he too was resurrected?

He brings hope and salvation to humanity

26

What is the professor depicted as?

God as he only appears to the children at a time of need just as God did for Jesus

27

What are the children referred as throughout the film?

'Sons of Adam' and 'Daughters of Eve'

28

What is the film considered?

A religious allegory

29

What type of film is Narnia?

A children's film

30

What are the characters distinct representations of?

Characters from the Biblical story

31

Who is Aslan depicted as?

Jesus

32

Who is Edmund depicted as

Judas

33

Who does Edmund betray?

Both Aslan and his family just as Judas had done to Jesus

34

What do the children do when they first come across Mr Tumnus's cave?

They roll the stone away like they had done to Jesus's tomb only to find it empty

35

What does the empty cave suggest?

The need to search for the truth and what is considered as morally right

36

What prophecy is reflected throughout the film?

The prophecy of Jesus is reflected, there is a prophecy that "Two 'Sons of Adam' and two 'Daughters of Eve' will defeat the White Witch and restore peace to Narnia."

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What will the prophecy do for Narnia?

Restore peace throughout Narnia

38

What is the film showing will overcome all?

Love

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What did Jesus have for humanity?

Agape

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What did Jesus's love for all humanity bring?

Salvation