• Pope Francis - A Man of His Word Set for May Release

    7 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Pope Francis - A Man of His Word set for May release
    Focus Features just announced that Pope Francis - A Man of His Word will be showing in the theaters across the United States on May 18, 2018. The documentary feature is a close look into the work of the Pope, as he answers questions sent by people from all over the globe. It is written and directed by three-time Academy Award nominee Wim Wenders ( Buena Vista Social Club , The Salt of the Earth ) in a rare co-production with the Vatican.
    Pope Francis - A Man of His Word is not an autobiography, but instead is an intimate, in-depth...
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  • Focus Blesses Wim Wenders' Pope Francis Documentary With Domestic Release Date

    Focus Blesses Wim Wenders' Pope Francis Documentary With Domestic Release Date

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    Focus Features has set a May 18, 2018 domestic release for Wim Wenders ' documentary, Pope Francis - A Man of His Word. The film is a rare co-production with the Vatican, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and the pope addressing his audience directly, answering questions on life, death, social justice, immigration, ecology, wealth inequality, materialism and the role of the family. Universal Pictures International will distribute overseas.
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  • Vatican-Produced Pope Francis Documentary Hits Theaters in May

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    Wim Wender's “Pope Francis - A Man of His Word” will open in domestic theaters on May 18, 2018, Focus Features announced Wednesday.
    Written and directed by three-time Academy Award nominee Wender, the documentary is a rare co-production with the Vatican itself. It features behind-the-scenes footage and the Pope addresses his audience directly while answering questions about life, death, social justice and immigration, among other topics.
    The film shows the pope during many journeys around the world, including footage of him speaking at the United Nations, addressing the Congress of the...
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