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Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy

Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy is a movie starring Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron, William G. Dever, and Manis Friedman. A filmmaker searches for scientific evidence that Moses wrote the first books of the Bible.

Other Titles
Patterns of Evidence: Moses Controversy
Running Time
2 hours 20 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Timothy Mahoney, Tim Mahoney
Writer
Timothy Mahoney, Steven Law, Tim Mahoney
Actors
Michael Shelomo Bar-Ron, William G. Dever, Manis Friedman, Duane Garrett
Country
USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A filmmaker searches for scientific evidence that Moses wrote the first books of the Bible.

Comments about documentary «Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy» (13)

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Wayne W.

I thought this documentary was an excellent example of how political issues are framed to create a desired public image. I thought it was important to present a counter-explanation that the viewers could draw their own conclusions on. I thought it was well done. The only thing that seemed wrong was the fact that the footage of the crime scenes was not reenacted, as was the case with many documentaries. It seems like they had to cut it out. I think that's a shame. There are many other documentaries that are similar, but I think this is one of the better ones. There are many excellent documentaries that have been done on this topic. I recommend it to anyone interested in this issue.

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Deborah Martin

The film "Moses Controversy" takes a closer look at the case of the 19 kids from a Jewish orphanage in Jerusalem whose parents were killed by the Nazis during World War II. These kids were sent to the orphanage and their stories are examined. The main issue raised is the age difference between the parents. One of the boys is 12 and the other one is 11. While there is no evidence of sexual abuse by the parents, the boys who were sent to the orphanage were found to be sexually active. It was later found that the boys were being abused by a Jewish priest in the orphanage. The case has led to the raising of questions as to whether the case should have been closed. The film does not present the testimony of the original defense lawyers, but rather tells the story from the point of view of the defense lawyers who did not believe the prosecution's case. In doing so, it asks what we would think of the case if we were the prosecutor and there were any other defense attorneys who were present. Overall, the film shows the arguments that were presented in the case. The film is very well done, making you interested in the subject matter and at the same time give you some additional information. It was interesting to see the lawyers' point of view and to see how their actions affected the case. The film is well worth seeing and it will give you some insight into the case. I give this film an 8 out of 10.

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Bobby

I don't know how to rate this movie. I've seen it twice and was left with no doubt that the filmmakers did a good job of getting the facts out there. The controversy itself is irrelevant because the science behind the problem is what really matters. I understand that many people are not going to like the movie and the whole thing is sensationalized. I agree. But if you look past the sensationalism you find an informative, and fascinating look at the problem. There is no glossing over of the reality of climate change. The truth hurts. It is terrible that man is causing this problem. We are doing it anyway. We will continue to do it if we continue doing it, because of the demand. The reality of the situation is that we have enough fossil fuels to continue doing it, and we will continue doing it, and we have to stop. We must stop because of our responsibility to the future of our children and the future of the planet. We have to stop. And we must stop now. And the story is about people like David vs. Goliath. The producers are well aware that it is going to be controversial, and they are making a movie that will allow us to see the truth and not be shamed into believing the myth. They did a good job of showing us the reality of the situation. I would like to see a movie like this again. I am happy that it is being made.

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Phillip Bennett

I saw this film at the Sundance Film Festival, and it was excellent! It had a very solid story, interesting facts, and was not preachy. I think it did a very good job of getting the facts and presenting them in a way that didn't alienate anyone. It was also very well acted, as you can tell from the comments and reviews I've read. I was very impressed with the director's willingness to go to great lengths to provide all of the facts on the topic. I would recommend this film to any viewer looking for a good documentary film.

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Benjamin

In this very insightful documentary, several of the most important players in the biblical story are brought together to discuss their views of the origins of the Exodus and other important biblical stories. The best moments come when a biblical scholar is interviewed about the errors in the biblical account of Moses' exodus. The most fascinating parts come when two biblical scholars discuss the potential evolutionary origin of some of the characters in the biblical story. The two scholars are Richard L. Carrier and Peter M. J. Rowe.

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Jessica Harvey

There is a lot of misinformation on this subject and this film is one of the best I've seen so far. This film is very good because it tells the story with facts and you can see the film for yourself. I'm not a religious person, but I am a professional researcher and that was the main focus of this documentary. It also shows you how much faith there is in the Bible. There are people who believe that because of this story it can cure any illness. I'm not sure why people would believe that. If you're looking for a great film, this is it. I give it an 8/10. I hope people watch it, it's very important.

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Alexander J.

This documentary was a good attempt by the Discovery Channel to refute the "Moses controversy" and show the correct historical facts. They presented it in a very open and straightforward manner. I also liked the fact that they included different stories, to really show how much they were influenced by the television show. The fact that the documentary is based on a man's life story is a little strange, as the Moses controversy is about the Bible and the other religions. I think this documentary would have been better if they had presented it as a documentary about the biblical story, and not based on an individual's life story. The documentary was overall entertaining, though I would have preferred it to have been a little more detailed. The documentary could have been better by adding a few more facts. I think the main problem with the documentary is that it gives the impression that the documentary is about the Bible, when it really is about other religions and their beliefs. I do think the documentary could have been better if they had added some new facts, in order to make the documentary more balanced, and not just a summary of the Bible, and the Bible vs. other religions, but a balanced documentary on all religions. Overall, the documentary was very entertaining, and would be a good choice for family viewing.

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Jeffrey G.

I was really surprised with this documentary. I did not know much about the story of Moses, the Hebrew religion, or the controversy surrounding it. I also wasn't familiar with the name of the film's subject. I was blown away by the honesty of the documentary, especially with regard to the subjects. It is a documentary, after all, and there were several moments that caused me to raise an eyebrow or two. This is no doubt due to the fact that the subjects are Jewish and of Jewish faith. However, I think that the subject matter is extremely relevant. I am an American of Jewish faith, and I am somewhat religious. I am very interested in the subject of religious faith in general, and I am also fascinated by the stories surrounding this topic. I think that the subjects of this documentary should have been proud of their beliefs and dedication to their religion. I thought that the subjects were very respectful with their interviews. The conversation between the subjects was sincere and professional. The documentary was very entertaining and refreshing, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in religious faith or Judaism. It is a must-see.

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Carol Mitchell

The film is not just about the Exodus, but the controversies that surrounded it. I saw this film as a kid, and it was a movie that I would love to see again. As an adult, I was able to see the movie again, and see it in a new light. I am so glad that I saw it. I think it is an important film for all people to see. The film does a great job of showing the good, and the bad, of the Exodus. It does a great job of showing the good and the bad of the Book of Exodus. I think it is an important film to see, and it should be seen by all people.

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Christina Williams

The movie was great. I was looking for something a little different to see. I was not disappointed. It was not boring at all. I liked the fact that the movie had the facts right. I think it was very important to show that there was a time when Jews were not allowed to practice their religion. It was not just a matter of "my religion is not allowed". It was the people's religion and the government's religion. This movie was very well done. I recommend it to everyone. It is very important to show the facts. I think this movie is very important. I will be watching it again.

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Christina Gomez

I don't know what to say about this movie. It is really interesting, I have never seen a documentary like it before, and even though I was pretty sick for the entire two and a half hours I still liked it. I found it almost to be factual and, in that aspect, I am pleased. However, in many ways it seems like a comedy. In fact, it seems like it is really a comedy. This is the sort of thing I can't imagine anyone watching this documentary. It is almost like the director is poking fun at the story. But I have to say, the message of the film is pretty powerful, and it does a good job of making you understand what the controversy really was. What was the big controversy? What was the big sin? There was much controversy about black slaves owning their freedom. Why did the civil rights movement want to protect these people? Why did they do that? And what did they gain from the civil rights movement? So I think this film does a good job of showing the results of the civil rights movement and how that may have had a negative effect on the African Americans who had a lot of freedom. I think the acting of all the actors was very good, especially I think that of the kid. He is very convincing and he was very, very convincing in this role. If you are looking for a documentary, I think you might be interested in this one. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Jacqueline B.

If you have a tendency to see patterns in stories, then you might find this movie interesting. I think the movie is a good example of how a documentary can be made without being biased and how you can get to know other people who are not directly involved in the story. The movie does a good job at creating a mood and a look to the film. There are many great performances and I was impressed with the first interview with Alan Arkin (Steve Jobs) who is a great character actor and he was very interesting to watch. As far as the rest of the movie goes, I felt it could have been a little better. I felt that some of the details didn't add up and the plot at times was not very consistent. The movie is good, but if you like documentaries and you like the style of Bill Moyers then I recommend you see this movie. I was surprised that I like the movie because I had no idea that it was based on a true story and I just watched the movie as a tourist.

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Jack C.

This documentary was really a very interesting look at the history of the Moses Controversy. It was quite interesting to see how the first negative comments about this movie came from people who actually knew nothing about the controversy. The movie gave them an opportunity to see what the actual "facts" were and then showed them their ignorance. I found the movie interesting because the movie was based on the actual documents from the time period in which the movie was set. The movie also showed the lack of progress on the issues as well as the lack of understanding about the matter. I also enjoyed the documentary because it showed the facts, but didn't explain them. This made it much easier for the viewer to understand what the information was actually saying. I also appreciated the fact that the film was more about the actual history of the topic rather than a series of ridiculous opinions of people. The movie was also interesting because it was a look into a subject that is currently controversial and very important. I also liked the documentary because it showed people that had the actual knowledge of the controversy and had an opportunity to look at their ignorance and their reactions to the facts. Overall, I enjoyed this documentary and thought that it was very interesting and useful. I thought that the movie was very well-done and informative.