Sister Rose's Passion

Overview

The remarkable life story of Sister Rose Therling, a Dominican nun who dedicated her entire life to a tireless crusade against anti-Semitism, is explored in director Oren Jacoby's Academy Award-nominated documentary. A woman whose tenacity and toughness found her struggling against the status quo to fight for a cause that she truly believed in, Sister Therling's efforts were so successful that they convinced the Vatican II council to reform the position of the Catholic Church on Jews and Judaism. In her later ...
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Overview

The remarkable life story of Sister Rose Therling, a Dominican nun who dedicated her entire life to a tireless crusade against anti-Semitism, is explored in director Oren Jacoby's Academy Award-nominated documentary. A woman whose tenacity and toughness found her struggling against the status quo to fight for a cause that she truly believed in, Sister Therling's efforts were so successful that they convinced the Vatican II council to reform the position of the Catholic Church on Jews and Judaism. In her later years, Sister Therling would also play a vital role in the controversy surrounding director Mel Gibson's landmark religious film The Passion of the Christ.
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Special Features

Sister Rose at the Tribeca Film Festival; Outtakes; Discussion with Sisiter Rose; Oren Jacoby on The Charlie Rose Show; Filmmaker statement; Filmmaker biography; Interactive menus; Scene selection
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2006
  • UPC: 767685977736
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Rating:

  • Source: Docurama
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 69,304

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sister Rose Thering Participant
Technical Credits
Oren Jacoby Director
Peter Le Donne Executive Producer
Slawomir Grunberg Cinematographer
Melissa Hacker Editor
Tom Hurwitz Cinematographer
Steve Kalafer Producer
Kellie Pyffer Executive Producer
Claudia Raschke-Robinson Cinematographer
Elgin Smith Associate Producer, Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Sister Rose's Passion
1. Home to Milwaukee [6:49]
2. Basic Question [6:17]
3. Nostra Aetate [8:27]
4. More Work to Do [9:45]
5. Serving a Purpose [6:29]
6. Credits [:58]
1. Growing up in Wisconsin [2:12]
2. Desire to Be a Nun [2:24]
3. Interest in Judaism [:57]
4. Publishing Her Dissertation [2:19]
5. Cleaning up the Books [2:07]
6. Modernizing After Vatican II [1:10]
7. Finding Her Niche [3:12]
8. Your God Is My God [2:24]
9. Living in Their Skin [1:35]
10. Educating the Masses [3:54]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Sister Rose's Passion
   Play
   Scenes
   Extras
      Sister Rose Discussion
      Tribeca Film Festival Award
      Outtakes
         Play All
      Oren Jacoby on The Charlie Rose Show
      Filmmaker Statement
      Filmmaker Biography
      About Docurama
      Docurama Trailer Park
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