Box Office Report: Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’ Earned More than $1M
Written by Nikki Jae on October 28, 2019
Kanye West brought his Sunday Service to the big screen with a short film – “Jesus is King.” Kanye West partnered with IMAX theaters. “We saw an opportunity to create a cultural moment with a visionary artist in a way that expands the IMAX brand, while surprising audiences and experimenting with what we can bring to our platform beyond blockbusters,” said the company’s president, Megan Colligan.
“Jesus Is King” allows viewers to experience a look inside Kanye’s never-before-seen art installation in Arizona. The movie was presented in limited routine screenings at IMAX, as well as, in twenty-one cities globally.
The on-screen musical event includes thirteen songs which include gospel and West’s biggest hits performed by a choir. According to Variety, the film earned $1.03 million internationally. The film was directed by photographer, Nick Knight, and accompanies Kanye’s latest album of the same name.