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How many of the 45 Vatican-approved ‘important films’ have you seen?

How many of the 45 Vatican-approved ‘important films’ have you seen?

On August 10,2017, In Uncategorized, by 

Film camera. Credit: Jeremy Yap via Unsplash.

Ever felt like there is nothing worthwhile to watch?

You might want to check out the Vatican’s list of ‘Some Important Films’.

In 1995, Pope John Paul II addressed the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Commission for Social Communications, on an important occasion: the 100th anniversary of cinematography.

“Since the first public audience in Paris viewed the moving pictures prepared by the Lumière brothers in December 1895, the film industry has become a universal medium exercising a profound influence on the development of people’s attitudes and choices, and possessing a remarkable ability to influence public opinion and culture across all social and political frontiers,” the Pope said. read more