Georgia Bulletin

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Aquinas Center to offer ‘Band of Sisters’ documentary

Published October 10, 2013

ATLANTA—“Band of Sisters,” a documentary on the remarkable history of Catholic women religious in the United States, will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Emory University.

The program will be from 7-9 p.m. at 208 in Goodrich C. White Hall. The hall is located at 301 Dowman Drive in Atlanta with parking available in both the Oxford Road and Fishburne Parking Decks.

Following the film, there will be a panel discussion with a group of sisters.

Tickets for the event are free but required to attend. To obtain tickets through the Aquinas Center of Theology, visit

“Band of Sisters” tells the story of more than a dozen Catholic nuns and their work for social justice. According to the filmmakers, the documentary challenges viewers to ask what really matters in life and how to go about changing their own lives and the world around them.

On Sept. 7, the film was selected for the Milwaukee Film Festival. It is an official selection of the Athena Film Festival for 2013 and for the St. Louis International Film Festival.

For details on the documentary, go to