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Mel Gibsons movie “The Passion of the Christ” is now available
for church events. Non-theatrical distributor Swank has timed this release to coincide with the season of Lent, Passover and Easter. Churches may obtain a Public Performance Site License to legally show the film through Lent and the upcoming year in large church gatherings, small groups, Bible Studies and outreach opportunities. To find out more about a license for your church, visit or call them at 1-800-685-7682.

Swank Motion Pictures, Inc. has been authorized by Mel Gibsons Icon Productions to distribute this exclusive license to churches which permits churches to be compliant with U.S. Copyright Law while publicly exhibiting a Home Use Only DVD or videocassette of “The Passion of the Christ” that is purchased or rented from any legal source.

For more information about the film, see our review page on “The Passion of the Christ.”

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One Response to “Church public showing site license now available for “The Passion of the Christ””

  1. Karen Bennett Haught Says:

    Hi, I’m trying to find out who to speak with regarding a church event license for Nativity and for Passion, for Australian church. No one seems to know. Can you help?