SCENES FROM A PARISH
THE FILMTHE MAKING OFTHE FILMMAKERTALKBACK
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At St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, “Love thy neighbor” is easier said than done when immigration uncovers ethnic tensions that threaten to split the congregation.
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The back of a head of a young man carrying a cross down the aisle of a church

The Making Of:

"We spent four years making this film, and I think everyone just sort of got used to us and forgot what we were doing. Many were doubtful I would ever pull this thing together."   More >>

The Filmmaker:

“SCENES FROM A PARISH is grounded in my desire to reach beyond myself and find communion with the saints—the unsung and the unlikely, the forgotten and the marginalized.”  
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James Rutenbeck

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