Angels on Diamond Street

  • Petr Lom
  • Netherlands, Norway
  • 2019
  • 88 min
  • World Premiere
  • IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary
We follow the church soup kitchen's cook Mamie, volunteer and former Black Panther Barbara, and Pastor Renee during their daily activities in the Church of the Advocate: a national monument with a rich history in the civil rights movement. When the undocumented Carmela asks for sanctuary to protect her and her four children from deportation, she is welcomed with open arms to live in the church. Reaching out across ethnic lines to work with Hispanics for the first time, Pastor Renee courageously defies the ICE immigration authorities. A documentary about compassion that invites us to forget about all borders, be they of race, nationality or religion.

Credits

Director
Petr Lom
Production
Corinne van Egeraat for ZIN documentaire
Co-production
Ten Thousand Images
Involved TV Channel
EOdocs, EO Docs

Contact

World Sales
Corinne van Egeraat for ZIN documentaire
Festival Handling
Corinne van Egeraat for ZIN documentaire

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Available versions
55' and 88', DCP, color
Spoken languages
English
Spanish

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IDFA history

2019
World Premiere
IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary

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