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U.S. Chicago Charity Premiere

You are cordially invited to attend
The US Charity Premiere in Chicago
of the movie

T E S T I M O N Y

A film based on a book by
CARDINAL STANISLAW DZIWISZ



A feature film on the life and legacy of
Pope John Paul II
Presented in English


With special guest appearance by internationally acclaimed actor
and the film's narrator

Michael York

Friday, May 8
8 p.m. 


The Copernicus Community and Civic Center
5216 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago


All proceeds from this premiere screening support the humanitarian works of the
Order of Malta in the Archdiocese of Chicago and in Cuba. 
Ticket purchases are one-hundred percent tax deductible
.

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About the film TESTIMONY

This 90-minute film adaptation of the book by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, “A Life with Karol,”
is an intimate portrait of the Pope as a man as witnessed by his long-standing secretary and close friend.

Set against never-before-published documentary materials and photographs from the Vatican’s archives and private collections, TESTIMONY reveals for the very first time facts from John Paul’s pontificate.

The film, shot on location in Vatican City, Kraków, and Wadowice,  is narrated by British actor Michael York, (Cabaret, Jesus of Nazareth).  The music that opens and closes the film is composed by the internationally renowned composer and Academy Award-winner, Vangelis. The remaining original score of Testimony has been composed by Polish musician, Robert Janson.

TESTIMONY
tells the tale of an entire century in the history of Poland, Europe, and the world. The movie also portrays John Paul II in the secular context.  Defining the historical, political and sociological backdrop to his pontificate, it illustrates the role of one of the greatest people in the history of Europe and the world.



About the Order of Malta

The Order of Malta is one of the oldest orders in Christianity, dedicated to serving the sick and the poor.
The Order is also recognized as a sovereign entity among Nation States. The diplomatic activities of the Order, which has accredited diplomatic missions in 102 countries of the world, are closely linked to its humanitarian mission. Multilateral organizations such as the UN support the activities of the Order.

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