Pope Francis greets Evgeny Afineevsky, a documentary filmmaker, at his general audience at … Francis has been the subject of several documentary projects since his election as pontiff in March 2013. Afineevsky says his new film, “Francesco,” is a story about humanity and its struggles today and presents Pope Francis as “an amazing, humble human being,” who is trying to … With Pope Benedict XVI, José Ignacio Bergoglio, Juan Carlos Cruz, Pope Francis. Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions in the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Oct. 21 at the Rome Film Festival. Pope Francis, center, makes the sign of the cross during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. The remarks come in “Francesco,” a documentary on the life and ministry of Pope Francis which premiered Oct. 21 as part of the Rome Film Festival, and is set to make its North American premiere on Sunday. Story at a glance "Francesco" is a new documentary on the life and teachings of Pope Francis, the current head of the Catholic Church. The documentary “Francesco”, by director Evgeny Afineevsky interweaves voices and stories from today and from the past. Although his film is called Francesco, director Evgeny Afineevsky said the main character of his new documentary “is us, humanity”, and Pope Francis simply is the one “trying to point us in the right direction”.. Pope Francis, center, makes the sign of the cross during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. It will stream online, beginning today (Sunday, October 25) beginning at 3 p.m. Eastern time, as a part of the SCAD Savannah Film Festival.There will be a live … The Pope made the comments in a new documentary, Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.Directed by filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky, it includes in-depth interviews with Pope Francis… Pope Francis will be featured in a new Netflix documentary series focused on sharing the voices of senior citizens around the world, which is set for release in 2021. Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered … The Secretariat of State (Vatican City), upon specific request of His Holiness, asks to share this clarification with all Bishops for their Pastoral perusal. Francesco is a documentary film directed by Israeli-American film producer Evgeny Afineevsky about the life and the teaching of Pope Francis released in October 2020. Lost in the election day shuffle was the fact that the official English version (well, mostly English) of the Vatican’s response to the comments made by Pope Francis in the Francesco documentary has been published.Rocco Palmo of Whispers in the Loggia tweeted images of the official document sent by … Pope Francis greets Evgeny Afineevsky, a documentary filmmaker, at his general audience at the Vatican in this Aug. 28, 2019, photo. The 2020 documentary … Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.. The papal thumbs-up came midway through the film that delves into issues Francis cares about most, … Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered … Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday, Oct. 21 2020 at the Rome Film Festival. "I applaud Pope Francis, who … has been able to stand alone and admit mistakes, which is very difficult for leaders to do," said Afineevsky. A documentary on Pope Francis, "Francesco," made its U.S. debut Sunday, after the firestorm following Francis' landmark comments on LGBT civil unions. With Pope Francis, Ignazio Oliva, Sister María Eufemia Goycoechea, Joe Biden. Describing himself as “a Jewish boy” initially reluctant to do a film about the pope, Afineevsky said he was … English translation text: Some statements contained in the documentary “Francesco” directed by Evgeny Afineevsky have recently raised different reactions and interpretations. Pope Francis has publicly supported same-sex civil unions for the first time while in office, ... His comments were made in a documentary, Francesco, which premiered at the Rome Film Fest today. Directed by Wim Wenders. Pope Francis supported same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff during an interview for the documentary film “Francesco,” which premiered at the Rome Film Festival on Wednesday. Pope Francis for the first time as pontiff voiced clear support for civil unions for same-sex couples, in a documentary that premiered Wednesday. CNS photo/Afineevsky-Tolmar Production Although his film is called “Francesco,” director Evgeny Afineevsky said the main character of his new documentary “is us, humanity,” and Pope … UPDATE. The documentary premiered at Rome Film Fest on Wednesday. A poster for the new film, “Francesco,” by documentary filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky, shows Pope Francis walking in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican. Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary "Francesco," which had its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on Wednesday. … Through exclusive interviews with Pope Francis himself, with Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, with members of the Pope’s family and many more, Afineevsky highlights the challenges of our time, the … Speaking to the creators of the new documentary "Francesco", Pope Francis backed same-sex civilian unions. By Kiply Lukan Yaworski, Catholic Saskatoon News. Saskatoon Bishop Mark Hagemoen has written a letter to the faithful clarifying the understanding of comments by Pope Francis about civil unions of same-sex couples, which were circulated in a recently-released film documentary “Francesco.”. Pope Francis endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary 'Francesco' October 21, 2020, 8:57 AM Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. The Pope was most recently featured in Russian filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky’s project Francesco, which caused controversy by the way it edited together previously recorded clips of earlier comments by Francis … In the new documentary Francesco, Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples in what would seem to be …