- May 13, 2021
A Catholic nun has asked a court in India to stop the release of a film due to its “blasphemous” content, claiming it would hurt the religious sentiments of Christians in the country.
A new film chronicles the contribution and influence of 20th century theologian Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Filming has begun on “Stu,” which tells the story of a Father Stuart Long, a onetime boxer who became a priest and died in 2014.
The feature film “The Way Back,” a documentary on Father Patrick Peyton, and a Christmas special featuring Dolly Parton were among this year’s Christopher Award winners.
Many Catholics rely on passion plays or films to aid in their reflection on Christ’s passion and death.
“The Prison Within” had its premiere last year in California at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, where it won the award for best social justice documentary.
The new biblical epic “Resurrection” is the kind of movie where “families can get together” to watch it, said one of its producers, Roma Downey.
The independent drama Roe v. Wade had its red-carpet premiere, billed as the first large-scale movie opening since the pandemic began, on Feb. 26 at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando.