Monday, June 15, 2015, 7:00 PM
Archbishop Oscar Romero, of San Salvador has just been beatified by Pope Francis. He was assasinated while celebrating Mass. His journey of faith and ministry has been beautifully portayed by Raul Julia in
Romero, a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of this 20th century martyr, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his country.
This film chronicles the transformation of Archbishop Romero from an apolitical, complacent priest to a committed leader of the Salvadoran people.
Acclaimed actor Raul Julia (KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN) stars as this man of God forced by the unspeakable events going on around him to take a stand -- a stand that ultimately leads to his assassination in 1980 at the hands of the military junta.
This film features powerful performances by Richard Jordan (INTERIORS, THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS) and Ana Alicia. Australian writer-director John Duigan (THE YEAR MY VOICE BROKE) makes his directorial debut with