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Sister Helen

United States, 2002


Winner of the Sundance Director’s award, this docudrama centers on Sister Helen Travis, an unconventional nun determined to help substance abusers in the South Bronx.

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Sister Helen Directed by Rebecca Cammisa, Rob Fruchtman

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Documentary (Directing Award)

Directors Guild of America

2003 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Chicago International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Best Documentary (Gold Hugo)

International Documentary Association

2002 | Nominee: Feature Documentaries

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