Dreamland: Mark Twain’s Journey to Jerusalem

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Release Date: October 20, 2017
Runtime: 74 minutes
Presented by Indigo Films

This documentary, narrated by Martin Sheen, is based on Mark Twain’s best-selling book, Innocents Abroad. Filmed in Israel, Mark Twain’s Journey to Jerusalem: Dreamland, retraces Twain’s footsteps using actual details from his letters and journals.

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Mark Twain’s Journey To Jerusalem

In 1867, a young Mark Twain sailed to Europe and the Holy Land on an Epic adventure that transformed his life. Narrated by Martin Sheen, Mark Twain’s Journey to Jerusalem Dreamland features the only footage of Twain. This program celebrates the 150th anniversary of this momentous voyage that established Twain as the voice of America.

Filming of Dreamland in Israel

  • On the set of the Mark Twain film

The cast and crew of "Dreamland" filming on location in Israel.