Introducing Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast
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Introducing Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast!
This is a show dedicated to exploring films of significant artistic merit and Catholic interest, starting with the Vatican’s 1995 list of “Some Important Films”.
Your hosts are Thomas V. Mirus (The Catholic Culture Podcast) and actor James T. Majewski (Catholic Culture Audiobooks). In this introductory episode we explain what we hope to accomplish with this show, discuss the Vatican film list, and explain how you can participate in the discussion.
St. John Paul II, pray for us!
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“Some Important Films” (i.e., the Vatican film list) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vatican%27s_list_of_films
Address of His Holiness John Paul II to the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Commission for Social Communications http://www.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/speeches/1995/march/documents/hf_jp-ii_spe_19950317_plen-pccs.html
“The Ideal Film”: Apostolic Exhortations of His Holiness Pius XII to Representatives of the Cinema World http://www.vatican.va/content/pius-xii/en/apost_exhortations/documents/hf_p-xii_exh_25101955_ideal-film.html
James’s audiobook of Pope St. John Paul II’s Letter to Artists https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/st-john-paul-ii-letter-to-artists/
Steven Greydanus’s article on the Vatican film list http://www.decentfilms.com/articles/vaticanfilmlist
Criterion Channel https://www.criterionchannel.com/
Music: The Duskwhales, “Take It Back”, used with permission. https://theduskwhales.bandcamp.com/
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