The actual location of Jesus’s baptism had disappeared from human memory, lost in time for almost 1,000 years.

The Baptism of Jesus is a spiritual journey through an archaeological detective story, a story which uncovers the pieces of the ancient mystery of where Christ was baptised. Why was the site lost? How was it discovered and what was found there? What is the meaning of baptism in Christianity?

Join us for this exclusive screening, followed by a Q&A with director Mustafa Gouverneur, and find out about this remarkable story of the site’s rediscovery and the ongoing excavations taking place there. 

About The Speaker

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Mustafa Gouverneur

Mustafa is the associate director of Fons Vitae publishing (, which publishes books on Islamic spirituality. He is also a documentary film director at Ten Thousand Films (, a media production company based in the US and UK. Mustafa has worked in film internationally for 20 years and directed a number of feature length documentaries in addition to The Blessed Tree. He studied Middle East Studies at the University of Cambridge and Law at SOAS, University of London.