Sidney Poitier won the first Oscar by a black man for his role in Lilies of the Field. The 1963 movie was produced on a shoe string budget in 14 days.
Episodes about "benedictines"
Dom Virgil Michel, OSB
Virgil Michel was a Benedictine monk who spearheaded the liturgical movement in the U.S. and believed that liturgy should be at the center of catechesis and social justice.
Regina Laudis Abbey & Mother Benedict
The story of the founding of the Regina Laudis Abbey in Connecticut by Mother Benedict is worthy of a movie — and it was made into one.
Gethsemani Abbey in the Kentucky Holy Land has been home to Benedictine Trappists for more than 170 years after monks fled France for a new home.