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Screening of "Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of the Truth"
WTTW Events | Screening of "Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of the Truth"

Screening of "Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of the Truth"

Copernicus Center
5216 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL
event date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 7:00 pm

The powerful documentary film Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of the Truth, narrated by award-winning actor Martin Sheen, tells the story of Polish martyr and 21st century hero of human rights, Father Jerzy Popieluszko – chaplin of the Solidarity movement.  His strong faith, conviction, and courage mobilized a nation to stand united against the Communist regime in Poland.  Jerzy Popieluszsko: Messenger of the Truth, which was awarded first place in the documentary category at the 28th International Catholic Film Festival in Warsaw, airs on WTTW on Monday, August 19 at 7:30 pm.

This exclusive screening is hosted by “Movie to Movement,” an organization that supports films that make a difference and promote cultural movements. Radio personality Sheila Liaugminas will serve as host, and Merek Popieluszko, Father Popieluszko’s nephew, will also be attendance with other dignitaries.

Seating is limited, so please RSVP today to reserve a place for you and your guests at

This is a free event.