Silence, The (FRONTLINE)

St. Michael is a village of 370 residents on the southwest coast of Alaska, 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle. It is isolated and remote. Priests became trusted elders in the community, but weird things would start to happen upon their arrival in 1968 when Father Endal, Deacon Lundowski and Brother Smario arrived at the Catholic Church.

“For 30 years, the story of that abuse was largely untold,” said Curran, an Emmy® award-winning cinematographer who produced and directed The Silence.

 
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