Posts Tagged ‘Documentary’

Bullying at Catholic school filmed by Jamie Oliver company

Friday, June 19th, 2015

A Catholic high school in Wales has threatened Jamie Oliver’s production company with legal action after it secretly filmed a student being bullied. The footage shot at Corpus Christi High RC School in Cardiff aimed to show what it is like walking in the shoes of a bullied child. The filming was done for a Read more

US cardinal slams Church ‘confusion’ under Francis

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

An American cardinal has publicly criticised Pope Francis in a documentary to be screened on Irish television next week. On “Pope Francis – The Sinner”, Cardinal Raymond Burke says that since Pope Francis’s election two years ago, “there really just is growing confusion about what the Church teaches”. When Cardinal Burke’s term as prefect of Read more

Caritas in NZ benefits from Mormon film

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Catholic justice peace and development agency Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has been the beneficiary of proceeds from a documentary about Mormons. Movie-goers who saw “Meet the Mormons” were invited to make a gold coin donation for Caritas. Proceeds were handed over to Catholic Church representatives at a Latter Day Saints facility in Manukau on February Read more

Documentary on West Coast religious community recognised

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Chicago is calling Christchurch filmmaker Cody Packer, whose documentary on a reclusive West Coast religious community has garnered widespread critical acclaim. Packer’s film Gloriavale has won Best Documentary at the 2012 Chicago CineYouth International Student Film Festival and will be shown at the Chicago International Film Festival in October. Packer, 20, and fellow Christchurch Polytechnic Read more