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Band Of Sisters (2014)

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"I did exactly what the church asked me--and now, the church is looking at me like, where have you come from...who are you?" says Sister Nancy Sylvester, IHM (Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary), in Band of Sisters about the remarkable transformation of Catholic nuns in the United States since Vatican II of the 1960s, and the reaction of some members of the church hierarchy who oppose their changes. Perhaps more than any other group, U.S. nuns embraced Vatican II's call to serve

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It's said older women are all but invisible in society - and, thus, underestimated - and these righteous nuns are using that superpower to their full advantage.

January 17, 2014 Full Review Source: New York Post
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A sweeping but disorganized and sometimes monotonous exploration of the evolution of left-of-center Roman Catholic sisters in the United States since the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s.

January 16, 2014 Full Review Source: New York Times
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A revealing account of a work in progress.

April 11, 2013 Full Review Source: Seattle Times
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A heart-felt documentary celebrating the incredible achievements of activist Catholic nuns in the United States.

September 5, 2013 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

It's a strictly no-frills, straight-forwardly shot affair, but the women on which it focuses its lens are endlessly inspiring.

April 5, 2013 Full Review Source: Times-Picayune
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