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by Petr Lom


A film about three women fighting for social justice in an African American church in Philadelphia. One day, a Mexican immigrant asks the church to give her sanctuary. We follow head cook Mamie, former Black Panther Barbara and Pastor Renee at the soup kitchen of the Church of the Advocate. When Mexican immigrant Carmela asks for help, she and her children are welcomed with open arms to live in the church. Pastor Renee courageously defies the ICE immigration authorities in an act of civil disobedience. A documentary about compassion that invites us to forget about all borders, be they of race, nationality or religion

international title: Angels on Diamond Street
original title: Angels on Diamond Street
country: Norway, Netherlands
year: 2020
genre: documentary
directed by: Petr Lom
film run: 89'
screenplay: Petr Lom, Corinne van Egeraat
cinematography by: Petr Lom
producer: Corinne van Egeraat
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