- May 29, 2020
There is a time and a place for everything, but in catechesis, there should be time and a place for film, argued three top executives of the Catholic film production company ODB Films.
Anybody who sees “By the Grace of God,” a new French-language film that details a true-to-life French clerical sex abuse scandal, may be struck by similarities to the U.S. drama “Spotlight,” which dealt with the abuse scandal that erupted in Boston in 2002.
The new film “Brian Banks” recounts the true story of a high school football star whose promising future was derailed when he was falsely accused of rape.
The May 28 video release by KL Classics of Jacques Rivette’s “The Nun,” an adaptation of Denis Diderot’s 18th-century novel “La Religieuse,” revives memories of the long-ago controversy that surrounded this once-notorious movie.
The story of an angry, ill boy, a school, an AK-47, and 500 rounds of ammunition, poised to end in tragedy, is rewritten by an empathetic bookkeeper, Antoinette Tuff, whose unswerving faith changes the boy’s heart and saves countless lives.
George Elliot knows the power of a story to touch souls. He has spent years as an actor, director and playwright. Now he’s on a mission to save lives.