Articles and Reviews

Irish Echo review: "Sisters speaking truth to power"
by Peter McDermott

America Magazine review: "Sisters Act"
By John Anderson

Artvoice (Buffalo): Band of Sisters review
By M. Faust

Saint Anthony Messenger magazine February 2014 cover story: "Mary Fishman and Her Band of Sisters"
By Tracy Rusch
courtesy of St. Anthony Messenger

"Band of Sisters: NYC Premiere" review in Commonweal Magazine blog
By Kaitlin Campbell

New York Post: "Inspiring documentary 'Band of Sisters' a real eye-opener" 
By Sara Stewart

The Hollywood Reporter review
By John DeFore

Variety Review
By Dennis Harvey

Mary Fishman guest blogs for American Catholic Blog

U.S. Catholic January 2014 cover story: an interview with
Sister Nancy Sylvester, IHM (featured in Band of Sisters)

Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) gives Band of Sisters its highest rating
Reviewed by Barbara J. Walter, Longmont Public Library, Longmont, CO

The Georgia Bulletin, Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta, reports on screening at Emory University
By Nichole Golden

National Catholic Reporter highlights Band of Sisters in story on documentaries about nuns
By Colleen Dunne

Ms. Magazine Blog interviews director: "Nuns Prove Sisterhood Is Powerful"
By Emily Zak

Milwaukee Archdiocesan paper covers local Band of Sisters premiere
Written by Tom Jozwik, Special to the Catholic Herald

Spirituality & Practice review
By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat

The Observer reports on screening at Saint Mary's College
By Haleigh Ehmsen

Band of Sisters is CultureMap Houston's movie pick of the week

San Francisco Chronicle recommends Band of Sisters in its "96 Hours" 4-Day Weekend Guide
By G. Allen Johnson

Pittspurgh Post-Gazette review
By religion writer Ann Rodgers

The Times-Picayune review: Documentary pays tribute to work of activist nuns
by Mike Scott

The Times Picayune: 'Band of Sisters' tops this week's listing of off-the-beaten-path film events for New Orleans movie fans
By Mike Scott

Seattle Times review
By John Hartl, Special to The Seattle Times

Seattle's Real Change News highlights Mercy Housing

Nun can compare to 'Sisters' documentary - Aurora Beacon News

Interview with Notre Dame alumna Mary Fishman
By Courtney Cox, The Observer

National Catholic Reporter covers world premiere of Band of Sisters
By Heidi Schlumpf

Chicago Tribune story on the making of the film
Reporter Nina Metz interviews Producer/Director Mary Fishman about her reasons for making Band of Sisters and how Catholic sisters handle conflict.

Chicago Reader review

Chicago Reader article: "One to watch this fall: filmmaker Mary Fishman combats the culture of looking down on nuns"
by Sam Worley


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