Rebel Hearts

Includes Q&A

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Film Info
Runtime:103
Copyright:2021
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:International Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:English
Accessibility:Closed Captions
Program Category:Special Presentations
By Program - Sort:Special Presentations
Film Subjects:Activism
Faith & Spirituality
Women & Women's Stories
Website:http://rebelheartsfilm.com
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Pedro Kos
Producer(s):Shawnee Isaac-Smith
Kira Carstensen
Judy Korin
Executive Producer(s):Ethan Goldman
Abigail E. Disney
Adrienne Becker
Christy Spitzer Thornton
Quiet
Meadow Fund
Nancy Stephens
Rick Rosenthal
Tony Hsieh
Co-Executive Producer(s):Roberto Grande
Bryn Mooser
Justin Lacob
Kathryn Everett
Mimi Pham
Nina Fialkow
Kristin Ólafsdóttir
Geralyn White Dreyfous
Lyn Davis Lear
Regina K. Scully
Emma Ho
Associate Producer(s):Gabriella Ortega Ricketts
Laurine DiRocco
Writer(s):Erin Barnett
Shawnee Isaac-Smith
Pedro Kos
Editor(s):Erin Barnett
Yaniv Elani
Pedro Kos
Ondine Rarey
Cinematography:Emily Topper
Clay Westervelt
Sound:Lawrence Everson
Animation:Una Lorenzen
Brandon Blommaert
Una Lorenzen
Motion Graphics:Emma Berliner
Daniel Claridge
Juan Delcan
Spencer Haley
Olivia Sebesky
Hanbi Sung

Description

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Unpaid, unappreciated and completely under patriarchal control, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart decided their vows of service needed updating. The nuns of what would become the most (in)famous archdiocese in 1960s Los Angeles weren't trying to start a revolution, but felt duty-bound to help those who were making real Christian change. Deeply called by the Civil Rights Movement, they marched on Selma, committed to feminism, demanded pay cheques for what had been completely unpaid civil work and denounced the war in Vietnam. They protested so fiercely that acclaimed artist Sister Corita Kent made the cover of Newsweek magazine. But their very public demonstrations of a more modern Catholicism bore so deeply under the collar of the city's famously conservative archbishop, the Vatican came calling. The era would change secular culture completely, but not even these rebellious brides of Christ could have predicted such a spectacular and reverberating divorce from the Church. Myrocia Watamaniuk

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