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  • Summary: Band of Sisters tells the story of Catholic nuns and their work for social justice after Vatican II of the 1960s. For Catholics who wonder what became of the nuns they knew in habits and convents many years ago, for activists who may feel profoundly discouraged given the problems of today's world, for women seeking equality in their church, and for people of all faiths yearning for an inclusive and contemplative spirituality, Band of Sisters challenges us to ask what really matters in life. And as we seek what matters, how do we go about changing our lives and the world around us? Expand
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  1. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Jan 16, 2014
    60
    While the personalities engage the viewer, the film's story is a diffuse one.
  2. Reviewed by: Mike Scott
    Jan 16, 2014
    60
    Even though it's a strictly no-frills, straight-forwardly shot affair, it feels overdue.
  3. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    Jan 16, 2014
    50
    Mary Fishman’s admiring docu is more a general survey than a detailed history or portrait of individual personalities and causes, and as a result, it holds interest without achieving any real narrative arc, offering inspirational content in a merely workmanlike package.
  4. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    Jan 16, 2014
    50
    A sweeping but disorganized and sometimes monotonous exploration.

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