FRIENDS & HEROES
Episodes 14 & 15 - DVD
The ancient world of the First Century comes alive in this epic animated series from an award-winning team, with major credits on films including Star Wars and The Miracle Maker.
Friends and Heroes follows the adventures of two friends – Macky and Portia – as they fight for justice, and even survival, against the might of the Roman Empire.
Episode 14 - One of Us - View Trailer
Macky arrives in Jerusalem disguised as a member of Portia's entourage, and soon comes across old adversaries and several new friends. Awed by the sight of the besieged city, he tells Portia the New Testament story of Jesus in the Temple as a boy, and a mysterious Roman soldier tells Macky how King David captured Jerusalem, reminding him that great obstacles may be overcome.
Episode 15 - Over Walls - View Trailer
Macky is now a dependable courier between Jerusalem and the outside world. But he's soon given a job by Sarah, the zealot girl, which might be too much, even for him. Our friends retell the Bible stories of Jacob and Esau, and how Paul escapes in a basket, which help them learn the true value of trust.
- Running Time: 60 mins - 25 mins per episode plus extras
- Includes: Episode 14 "One of Us"; Episode 15 "Over Walls"; Series 1 Recap; Series 2 Preview; Macky's Quizzes; Production Stills with "Looking for a Hero" - Instrumental Version