This documentary features two
programs. First, St. Clare of Assisi reveals the
extraordinary life of St. Clare, a woman who reached the highest summits of
Christian mysticism, who knew how to defend her decisions and who built a social
reality that challenges the centuries.
Along with medieval harmonies
composed by Oscar-winning musicians, the exquisite photography explores all of
the sacred places in and around Assisi that characterize the life of Clare and
that of Francis. The testimony of a
Poor Clare in the 40-minute documentary, moreover, exemplifies the figure of
Clare in today's world.
The second program, included as a
bonus, is Poor Clares: A Hidden Presence.
More than twenty thousand women today follow the example of Clare of Assisi
in monasteries scattered throughout the world -- the cloistered convent, a city
in prayer and a hidden presence with a love without reserve for all
The Poor Clares present in this
30 - minute documentary speak of their realization as women, mothers and sisters
inside the closed walls of a monastery.
Spanish and Italian languages
titles for easy scene access
program - "The Poor Clares: A Hidden Presence" (in English and
Rating : Not Rated
USCCB Rating : Not Rated
Run Time: 70 Minutes