Revelations (2009)

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A series of eight films, Revelations explores the impact religion has on the lives of believers and non-believers in Britain today.

Episode Description

1

How to Find God

Author and filmmaker Jon Ronson asks, how do agnostics come to Christianity

2

Muslim School

Muslim School traces the lives of two girls from very different backgrounds in their first year at a Muslim faith school.

3

Commando Chaplins

The last place you might expect to find a chaplain is on the frontline with the Royal Marines, dodging bullets in Afghanistan. And yet chaplains have served in the British Armed forces since the Middle Ages.

4

The Exhumer

An observational documentary following the work of exhumation specialist, Peter Mitchell, whose profession has already seen him exhume 30,000 bodies - sometimes individuals, sometimes whole cemeteries - and rebury them in new graves.

5

Muslim and Looking for Love

If you're young, single and Muslim, finding love is getting increasingly difficult.

6

Divorce Jewish Style

This film explores the controversial world of Jewish divorce to find out why the apparently outmoded laws of the husband holding the rights to decide on divorcing his wife still hold sway.

7

Talking to the Dead

Revelations gains unprecedented access to a Spiritualist Church in East London to provide an intimate portrait of people whose worlds have been transformed by a belief in life beyond the grave.

8

How Do You Know God Exists?

Leading figures in the five principal faiths in this county discuss their beliefs, and answer questions about their basic faith and their own spiritual journeys.