Mark Twain's Journey to Jerusalem: Dreamland

About the Show

Narrated by Martin Sheen, this film is based on Twain’s best-selling book, Innocents Abroad. 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Mark Twain’s journey to Europe and the Holy Land. Filmed in Israel, we retrace Twain’s footsteps using actual details from his letters and journals. The film tells a little-known story of Mark Twain as a young reporter, embarking on a maiden voyage over the Atlantic and across the Holy Land. His final destination: the ancient city of Jerusalem. Twain’s experiences and insights from this trip later shaped him as a quintessential American writer.