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Watch Kanye West’s Behind-the-Scenes Trailer for ‘Jesus Is King’ Film

Daniel Kreps

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Less than a week before its IMAX release, Kanye West has offered a behind-the-scenes look at his upcoming film Jesus Is King, the cinematic accompaniment to the rapper’s still-postponed new album.

Like the film’s previous trailer, the preview opens with same scripture from Mark 1:15 before showing West and his crew setting up the camera outside the Rodan Crater, artist James Turrell’s never-before-seen installation in Arizona’s Painted Desert where much of the Nick Knight-directed Jesus Is King was filmed.

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“We’re here to spread the gospel. I’m not here for your entertainment,” West says in voiceover. “We’re here to save souls. Here to save people from eternal damnation. I use art to make believers.”

The Sunday Service choir is then shown singing within the Rodan Crater before the action cuts to West in an editing room, reciting the Mark 1:15 verse.

Jesus Is King “is a one-of-a-kind experience features 13 songs arranged by West in the gospel tradition and performed by the Sunday Service choir — as well as all-new music from his forthcoming album of the same name,” IMAX said of the documentary, which hits more than 325 IMAX theaters nationwide plus another 125+ internationally on October 25th

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