It is only the second time that the Vatican’s hands in turn with an external director.
The German film director Wim Wenders did a documentary about pope Francis ready. Focus Features, the worldwide has purchased rights, reports that in a press release. Pope Francis – A Man of His Word is not a biography, but rather a film with him’, it sounds.
In the film, only the second co-production that the Vatican makes with a filmmaker from the outside, will the pope ask the faithful to answer and direct audience appeal about topics as ecology, immigration, and social justice.
Wenders, known for acclaimed documentaries like Pina and Buena Vista Social Club, is already more than two years to work with the pope. He was turning in Assisi, where pope Francis was born.
“Pope Francis is a living example of a man who stands for what he says. We want to make a movie for everyone, because the message of the pope is universal, ” says Wenders, who in his own words ‘several long audiences’ got with the Argentine religious potentate.
When the film will appear, is not yet known.