A Saint from New York

© Hatland
30 minutes / Colour / 1995
Directed by
Line Hatland


Country of production United Kingdom

Series Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

Dorothy Day, ex-communist, anarchist, single mother and co-founder of the widespread ‘Catholic Worker’ movement — died in New York in 1980. Soon after the Claretian Fathers started a campaign to get her canonised. But the Philadelphia Catholic Workers oppose the idea.

Language and subtitles English (no subtitles)

Location(s) depicted Philadelphia

Region North America

Country United States

Keywords Alternative culture Religion / Belief / Faith