Alpha Film Series

Alpha around the globe

Begin the greatest adventure.

The Alpha Film Series is an updated and relevant resource designed to take the audience on an epic journey exploring the basics of the Christian faith.

Repackaged for today’s audience, the Alpha Film Series is emotive, engaging and epic in scale and scope. The episodes feature inspiring stories, interviews from all around the world, visual illustrations and motion graphics.

With 16 language translations and 11 more translations currently in production, it’s a tool for anyone interested in running Alpha and is free to download on Alpha Builder. (Link) It covers all of the traditional Alpha content and is made up of 15 episodes (each under 30 minutes), an introduction to the Alpha Day/Weekend as well as specific training videos.


Presenters Nicky Gumbel, Toby Flint and Gemma Hunt bring the traditional Alpha material to life in a new, global, interactive set of sixteen episodes - that take the audience on an epic journey exploring the Christian faith. 



Watch out for the inspiring stories and interviews of people from across all denominations, all across the world, featured in the Alpha Film Series. These include:

  • Bear Grylls, world-renowned adventurer, writer and television presenter, based in the United Kingdom.

  • Jackie Pullinger, one of the world’s best-known missionaries, based in Hong Kong.

  • Cardinal Schönborn, well known in the Catholic Church globally for editing the Catechism of the Catholic Church, based in Austria.

  • Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the papal household, based in Italy.

  • Jose Henriquez Gonzalez, one of the thirty-three miners trapped for sixty-nine days at the San Jose mine, based in Chile.

  • Ugo Monye, former English international rugby union player, based in the United Kingdom.

  • Julia Immonen, Sky Sports News presenter and double Guinness World Record Atlantic Ocean rower, based in the United Kingdom.

  • Alister McGrath, professor of science and religion at the University of Oxford, based in the United Kingdom.

  • Propaganda, Christian hip hop and spoken word artist and poet from Los Angeles, based in the USA.

  • Scott Harrison, founder of Charity: Water, based in the USA.

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About Alpha

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation! Alpha is run all around the globe, in churches, bars, homes, coffee shops, workplaces, schools — you name it. 

Typically, Alpha includes food, a short talk and a discussion at the end where guests can share their thoughts. 

Alpha can be run with live talks, video talks or with the Alpha Film Series. You can search for an Alpha near you and if you want to find out more about Alpha, what it is and how it works; click to learn more