Official trailer for the ‘Procession’ document on Catholic priests and sexual abuse



Official trailer for the ‘Procession’ document on Catholic priests and sexual abuse

by Alex Billington
October 26, 2021
Source: Youtube

“I need to overcome these fears.” Netflix has released an official trailer for the acclaimed documentary film titled Procession, the last of the filmmaker Robert greene (Actress, Kate plays Christine, Bisbee ’17). This one was originally screened at the Telluride Film Festival 2021 and performed at several other festivals this fall before making its Netflix debut in November. A group of survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests fight for justice and collaborate in the creation of fictional scenes depicting rituals of power in the church as part of an “experience inspired by dramatic therapy designed to collectively overcome their trauma “. As one of the men put it, “Projector was to try to enter from the outside. In our movie, we try to get out. »Produced in consultation with Joe Eldred, Mike Foreman, Ed Gavagan, Dan Laurine, Michael Sandridge and Tom Viviano. It sounds like an extraordinarily moving documentary aimed at teaching the healing process.

Here is the official trailer (+ poster) of Robert Greene’s doc Procession, on Netflix’s YouTube:

Procession poster

Six men from the Midwest – all survivors of childhood sexual assault by Catholic priests and clergy – come together to lead an experience inspired by drama therapy and designed to collectively overcome their trauma. As part of a radically collaborative filmmaking process, they create fictional scenes based on memories, dreams and experiences, intended to explore the rituals, culture and hierarchies of the church that enabled silence. around their abuse. Faced with a failing legal system, we watch these men reclaim the spaces that allowed their aggression, revealing the possibility of catharsis and redemption through a brotherhood found in this feature-length documentary from the director of Bisbee ’17. Procession is directed by the American filmmaker Robert greene, director of doc films Own the weather, Kati with an i, Pretend so real, Actress, Kate plays Christine, and Bisbee ’17 previously. This film originally premiered at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival, and it was also played at the Camden, Heartland and Montclair film festivals. Netflix will launch Greene’s Procession streaming from November 19, 2021 this autumn. What does it look like ?

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