They Killed Sister Dorothy

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In February of 2005, Sister Dorothy Stang, a 73-year-old Catholic nun and activist, is killed in the Brazilian rain forest where she fought against the exploitation of the land by powerful loggers and landowners.

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Critic Reviews for They Killed Sister Dorothy

  • a stirring doc on how landowners paid to have an activist nun slaughtered in Brazil

    July 29, 2011 | Full Review…
  • They Killed Sister Dorothy chronicles the life of Sister Dorothy Stang, the 'Angel of the Amazon', her execution-style murder in 2005 and the aftermath.

    December 5, 2008 | Full Review…
  • Daniel Junge's They Killed Sister Dorothy impresses and enthralls, balancing moral outrage and courtroom melodrama in a documentary filled with the sort of colorful characters one usually encounters only in fictional crime stories.

    March 28, 2008
  • It's riveting stuff, painting a vivid picture of just what kind of corrupt system Dorothy Stang lost her life opposing.

    March 27, 2008
  • An engrossing documentary on the life and work of Amazonian activist Sister Dorothy Stang and the trial of those involved in her murder in 2005.

    March 30, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • ... at its heart, this is really a story about the wealthy versus the poor, and about an activist trying to protect a natural resource from those who would destroy it for profit.

    April 12, 2008 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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