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Jerome Hill United States, 1957

William's rating of the film Albert Schweitzer

Lyrical, Oscar-winning documentary on the life of Schweitzer focuses on his African hospital work and theologically-based philosophy of "Reverence for Life". Some stunning scenes like the one where a young boy wanders into an otherwise empty church to hear Schweitzer play Bach on the organ. Also worth noting that Schweitzer hung out with some African pelicans named Tristan, Parsifal, Lohengrin & a 20 yr old cat!