Liberation Theology Movies: Christian SJW Listby martintom-57275 | created - 14 Feb 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
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2. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a Marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
3. Baptism of Blood (2006)
110 min | Drama
During the period of 1964 to 1985, Brazil lived a military dictatorship. In the 60s, the Dominican friars Tito, Betto, Fernando and Ivo help leftist organizations. However, they are ... See full summary »
5. Entre muntanyes (2019)
Mossèn Ramón from Canillo is a rural priest, practitioner of liberation theology and the creator of the most appreciated educational system in Andorra: AINA. This is a physical and ... See full summary »
6. Daens (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »
Christian socilist in action
7. He Who Must Die (1957)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ... See full summary »
9. Winstanley (1975)
Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, War
Winstanley explores the attempt by Gerrard Winstanley who formed 'The Diggers' and with a group of followers attempted to form a small farming community in one of the first proto-Communist attempts at collective agriculture.
11. Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Chronicles the life of Dorothy Day who dedicated herself in service to her socialist beliefs and her adopted faith of Catholicism. The movement she created continues to thrive to this day, ... See full summary »
Votes: 423 | Gross: $0.71M
12. They Killed Sister Dorothy (2008)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
Documentary on the killing of 73-year-old Catholic nun and activist Sister Dorothy Stang in February 2005, in the state of Pará (Brazilian rain forest), where she, for 30 years, fought ... See full summary »
13. Damnation (2017–2018)
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Western
An epic saga about the secret history of the 1930s American heartland, centering on the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden.
16. White Elephant (2012)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
While working alongside his long-time friend and colleague in building a hospital for the residents of a Buenos Aries shantytown, a troubled priest finds solace in a young, atheist social worker.
Votes: 4,641 | Gross: $0.01M
19. Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (1955)
97 min | Comedy
Bewildered, Don Camillo learns that Peppone intends to stand for parliament. Determined to thwart his ambitions, the good priest, ignoring the recommendations of the Lord, decides to campaign against him.
20. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.
Votes: 1,785 | Gross: $1.82M
23. When the Mountains Tremble (1983)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
A documentary on the war between the Guatemalan military and the Mayan population, with firsthand accounts by Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.
24. Selma (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Votes: 81,364 | Gross: $52.08M
25. Hit & Stay (2013)
Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, History, News
A feature-length documentary about priests and nuns who protested the Vietnam War by breaking into draft boards, destroying draft records, and then waiting around to be arrested. Their ... See full summary »
27. Sur Nos Traces (2013)
64 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Priests. Revolutionaries. Grandpas. In 1965, six priests in their 20s leave their native Spain to discover the World. As missionaries in Bolivia, they think they'll change mentalities; but ... See full summary »
Director: Sandra Rodriguez
28. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 53,929 | Gross: $17.22M
29. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
Votes: 23,493 | Gross: $21.21M
30. The Last Station (2009)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's (Christopher Plummer's) struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.
Votes: 17,462 | Gross: $6.62M
33. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
PG | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
34. Investigation of a Flame (2003)
Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, History
On May 17, 1968, three Catholic priests, a nurse, an artist and four others walked into a Catonsville, Maryland draft board office, grabbed hundreds of selective service records and burned ... See full summary »
35. Sunday School with Franz Hinkelammert (2012)
52 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The violent overreaction to 9/11 and the revolutions of the 1960's cannot be explained only with fear and politics. Franz Hinkelammert, a German-born liberation theologian, economist and ... See full summary »
Director: Jim Finn
36. Bonhoeffer (2003)
TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Dramatic documentary about the young German pacifist and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who resisted the Nazi regime and was hanged two weeks before World War II was over.
Votes: 327 | Gross: $0.16M
37. Pray the Devil Back to Hell (2008)
Unrated | 72 min | Documentary
A group of women rise up to peace to Liberia and help bring to power the country's first female head of state.
Votes: 481 | Gross: $0.08M
39. Jesus of Montreal (1989)
R | 120 min | Drama
A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.
Votes: 6,677 | Gross: $1.60M
40. Priest (1994)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A homosexual Catholic priest finds out during confessional that a young girl is being sexually abused by her father, and has to decide how to deal with both that secret and his own.
Votes: 9,503 | Gross: $4.18M
41. Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.
Votes: 25,905 | Gross: $0.68M
42. Roses in December (1982)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary
Detailing the rape, torture and murder of four American missionaries in El Salvador by members of the El Salvador National Guard, as well as the subsequent attempts by the government to cover up the story.
43. The Fight in the Fields (1997)
120 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary traces the history of the United Farmworkers Union and the life of its founder, Cesar Chavez, from his birth in Arizona, his education into organizing and non-violence, his... See full summary »
44. Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine (2014)
93 min | Documentary, Drama, Music
An African American gospel choir is the Greek chorus for a Palestinian play on Martin Luther King, Jr. which tours the West Bank, preaching nonviolence. The devoutly Christian choir grew up... See full summary »
46. The Fourth Wise Man (1985 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 72 min | Adventure, Drama