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Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism ()

Genre: Documentary

One of history's greatest examples of the triumph of spiritual power over violence and oppression is vividly recounted in Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism, a new documentary film that poignantly captures the intricate role played by John Paul in the fall of Communism and the liberation of central and Eastern Europe. Featuring the unique insights of intellectual and cultural leaders such as papal biographer George Weigel, esteemed Polish historian Norman Davies, Pontifical John Paul II Institute Vice President Carl Anderson, John Paul's lifelong assistant Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa- this inspiring fi lm gives an inside look at the improbable downfall of one of history's most brutal regimes.

Synopsis

One of history's greatest examples of the triumph of spiritual power over violence and oppression is vividly recounted in Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism, a new documentary film that poignantly captures the intricate role played by John Paul in the fall of Communism and the liberation of central and Eastern Europe. Featuring the unique insights of intellectual and cultural leaders such as papal biographer George Weigel, esteemed Polish historian Norman Davies, Pontifical John Paul II Institute Vice President Carl Anderson, John Paul's lifelong assistant Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa- this inspiring fi lm gives an inside look at the improbable downfall of one of history's most brutal regimes.