Janson Media today announced the release of the three-disc DVD set, THE VATICAN MUSEUMS. Originally produced in 1997 in celebration of the Jubilee of the Year of Our Lord 2000, THE VATICAN MUSEUMS was the culmination of three years of research and filming, the collaboration of thirty-two scholars and historians from around the world, a crew of forty directors of photography, operators, and lighting technicians, state-of-the-art digital cinematography, lighting, animation, and computerized editing, and the work of a famous composer with original performances by master musicians. Now available on DVD for the first time, this historic three-disc collection features seven hours of magnificent documentary film that illuminates and chronicles the great journey of the human spirit, a guided tour of the world’s most spectacular and sacred repository of art, history, and faith.

THE VATICAN MUSEUMS was produced by the Edizioni Musei Vaticani. It was directed by Luca De Mata and features an original music score by Stelvio Cipriani. The series was written by Professor Carlo Pietrangeli, the Trappist Nuns of Vitorchiano, Pietro Amato, Fabrizio Bisconti, Francesco Buranelli, Mario Ferrazza, Paolo Liverani, Jozef Penkowski, Orazio Petrosillo, and Alessandra Uncini.

MSRP: $59.95
Catalog #20333
ISBN# 156839-232-X
UPC# 6-4603203339-7
Pre-book Date: September 28, 2006
Street Date: October 3, 2006