Constantine’s Sword is the story of James Carroll; a former Catholic priest on a journey to confront his past and uncover the roots of religiously inspired violence and war. His search also reveals a growing scandal involving religious infiltration of the U.S. military and the terrible consequences of religion’s influence on America’s foreign policy.
Carroll focuses on Christian anti-Semitism as the model for all religious hatred, exposing the cross as a symbol of a long history of violence against Jews (and, most recently, Moslems). The film brings the history of religious intolerance to life, tracing it as a source of the fanaticism that threatens the world today. At its core, Constantine’s Sword is a compelling personal narrative — a kind of detective story — as one man uncovers the dark areas of his own past, searching for a better future.
- LA Film Festival—World Premiere
- Woodstock Film Festival – Award for Best Editing in a documentary
“Magnificent” – Variety
“Enthralling” – The New York Times
“A Fascinating Journey” – TV Guide
New York Times Critic’s Pick
“Fiercely eloquent…Speaks provocatively to our history and our moment.” – The Boston Globe
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