SISTER"A major piece of art for social justice."
SISTER is a one-hour documentary highlighting the work of death penalty abolitionist Sister Helen Prejean. The film examines the life and influences of Sister Helen and delves into the evolving role of Catholic nuns in America. This poignant piece follows Sister Helen (best selling author of Dead Man Walking) as she counsels and fights for the stay of execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip.
The film was directed and filmed by Joe Cardona and José L. Vázquez, and is co-produced by WPBT PBS South Florida.
It is being aired nationally during 2019-2020 by PBS. See the current list of airings below.
Get the Director's Cut!
The extended Director’s Cut of SISTER (definitely not to be missed) will be available on DVD in 2020. This double-DVD set will also include a copy of the one-hour broadcast version, particularly suited for classroom or community discussions. Sign up and we’ll let you know when it’s available.