The film POVEDA
The film "Poveda," inspired by the life of St. Pedro Poveda, will be screened in several countries. It has received awards and recognition at several film festivals.
The jury of the International Catholic Film Festival, Mirabile Dictu, sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Culture, has chosen "Poveda" as best film of the 2016 edition. The awards were announced at a gala dinner on Thursday, June 23, at the Palazzo della Cancelleria, of the Holy See.
Mirabile Dictu, The International Catholic Film Festival, has nominated the Spanish film "Poveda" for best film award. The winners of the awards, considered the "Catholic Oscars," will be announced at the gala ceremony to be held on June 23 at the Palace of the Chancery of Rome.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile.
On Saturday, April 23, the film POVEDA premiered in Hoyts La Reina Cinemas in Santiago de Chile. Francisca Feria Martin, Director of the Teresian Association in Chile, and Julio Pozo, of “Productora Aerópago,” presented the film to an audience who filled the movie theater. Chile was the first country to receive the educational activity of the Teresian Association outside Spain, in 1928.
VATICAN CITY, Italy.
At the general audience on Wednesday, April 13, in St. Peter’s Square, Maite Uribe, Pablo Moreno and Josemaría Muñoz had the opportunity to give a copy of the film POVEDA to Pope Francis. At the audience, the Pope commented on the Gospel passage on the "call of Matthew" (Matthew 9:9-13).
VATICAN CITY, Italy.
On Tuesday, April 12 at 4:00 PM, the film POVEDA was screened in Cardinal Deskur room of the Vatican Film Library, located at San Carlo Palace, before representatives of dicasteries, congregations and religious orders, lay associations, priests and media.
The film POVEDA continues to be shown in several theaters in Spain. Participants of the Rajab Project, promoted by the Teresian Association to welcome Immigrants in Jaén, relate their experience.
After a month in theaters, the movie "Poveda" has reached the sixth position among the Spanish films seen in 2016, according to comScore data released by the Ministry of Culture on Thursday, March 31. The film about the life of Pedro Poveda has been seen by more than 28,000 viewers.