Sr. Rose Pacatte, a member of the Daughters of St. Paul, is the founding Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Los Angeles.

She is an award-winning film journalist and author or co-author of fifteen titles on film, film and scripture and media literacy education. She has an Master's of Education in Media Studies from the University of London and is a D.Min candidate. You can learn more about her at

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'Waves' is a 21st century epic about a family's struggle to find grace

Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults, the new film is a visual and aural epic that shows how an American family grapples to find meaning in their lives amid struggles, bad choices and life itself.

Artist William Kelly and new documentary ask: Can art stop a bullet?

William Kelly is a peace activist who contributes to social transformation through the art he creates. A recent work provides the framework for the documentary "Can Art Stop a Bullet: The Big Picture."

'River of Gold' documents another threat to the Amazon: illegal gold mining

Beyond the Amazon rainforest fires, greed fuels another deadly practice within the region. An alarming documentary informs audiences about the pervasive harm of unregulated gold mining.

'Mr. Mom' web series delivers family comedy in 11-minute bites

Star and executive producer Andrea Anders says she hopes audiences will find the family comedy, based on the 1983 movie, relatable: "Both parents are stumbling, and they keep on trying."