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American Experience, The Amish: Shunned
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directed by Callie T. Wiser, fl. 2008-2011; produced by Callie T. Wiser, fl. 2008-2011, Five O'Clock Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 54 mins
Filmed over the course of twelve months, The Amish: Shunned follows seven former members of the Amish community as they reflect on their decisions to leave one of the most closed and tightly-knit communities in the United States. Estranged from family, the ex-Amish find themselves struggling to understand and make...
directed by Callie T. Wiser, fl. 2008-2011; produced by Callie T. Wiser, fl. 2008-2011, Five O'Clock Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 54 mins
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Frontline, Secrets of the Vatican
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directed by Antony Thomas, 1940-; produced by Antony Thomas, 1940-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins
In Secrets of the Vatican, Frontline tells the epic, inside story of the collapse of the Benedict papacy and illuminates the extraordinary challenges facing Pope Francis as he tries to reform the powerful Vatican bureaucracy, root out corruption and chart a new course for the troubled Catholic Church and its 1.2 b...
directed by Antony Thomas, 1940-; produced by Antony Thomas, 1940-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins
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Cathedral, 3, Cathedral, Episode 3: Christmas Day
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 3 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 57 mins
Christmas Day in Canterbury Cathedral. Archbishop Rowan Williams and his family reflect on the meaning of Christmas, and the choristers open their stockings. Meanwhile, artist Mark McGowan sets off to crawl from London to Canterbury to draw attention to the plight of the homeless at Christmas.
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 3 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 57 mins
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Cathedral, 5, Hoping and Praying
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 5 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
Holy Week – Archbishop Rowan Williams reflects on the future of the Anglican church. Priests come to renew their vows and the Cathedral hosts two services – one for those who agree with the ordination of women, and one for those who don’t. The Archbishop washes the feet of worshippers and welcomes thousands...
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 5 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
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Cathedral, 6, Old School Ties
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 6 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 50 mins
The oldest place of learning in England lies within the Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral. It’s the King’s School and, in the sixth of his documentaries on a year in the life of Canterbury Cathedral, Peter Williams talks to pupils and teachers about ambition, relationships and the world outside the precincts t...
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 6 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 50 mins
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The Week They Elected the Pope
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directed by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005; produced by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 52 mins
Pope John-Paul II’s funeral was the largest public event in history. After the mourning was over there was to be a new beginning in the Roman Catholic world. This lively documentary reveals the details and events surrounding the election of Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI, the 264th Pontiff since St. Peter....
directed by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005; produced by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 52 mins
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The Redemption of General Butt Naked
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directed by Daniele Anastasion and Eric Strauss; produced by Mad Monitor Productions (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 25 mins
Joshua Milton Blahyi, aka General Butt Naked, was a ruthless and feared warlord during Liberia's 14-year civil war. Today, he has renounced his violent past and reinvented himself as a Christian evangelist on a journey of self-proclaimed transformation. Blahyi travels the nation of Liberia as a preacher, seeking o...
directed by Daniele Anastasion and Eric Strauss; produced by Mad Monitor Productions (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 25 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2, The Far East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
Pete observes a purification ritual during the Shinto Oto Matsuri fire festival and finds out how war helped to create the biggest church in the world. Pete encounters the exotic and inscrutable religions of the Far East, from anarchic Buddhist Naked Man and Shinto Fire festivals in Japan to enlightening Taoist mo...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3, Africa
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
From sacrifices in honour of Voodoo spirits in the west to a rock-hewn church in the highlands of northern Ethiopia, Pete explores the spiritual traditions of Africa. In a gruelling journey through the continent where all human life began, Pete hopes to get a glimpse of Man’s first experience of the divine. Sett...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4, The Middle East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
In this moving and at times disturbing film, Pete travels throughout the Middle East encountering Whirling Dervishes, folk religion of the Alevis and more. Peter Owen Jones explores the roots of religious conflict in the Middle East. His month-long journey starts in Jerusalem with sites sacred to three of the worl...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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