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Title Deliver us from evil
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 103 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Deliver us from evil is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Amy J. Berg which tells the true story of Catholic priest Oliver O'Grady, who admitted to having molested and raped approximately 25 children in Northern California between the late 1970s and early 1990s. The film chronicles O'Grady's years as a priest in Northern California, where he committed his crimes. After being convicted of child molestation and serving seven years in prison, O'Grady was deported to his native Ireland, where Berg interviewed him in 2005. Additionally, the film presents trial documents, videotaped depositions, and interviews with activists, theologians, psychologists, and lawyers which suggest that not only were Church officials aware of O'Grady's crimes, they actively took steps to conceal them. The film won the Best Documentary Award at the 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
Notes Title from title frames
Event Originally produced by Roadshow Films in 2006
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject O'Grady, Oliver.
Catholic Church -- California
Clergy -- Sexual behavior -- California.
Child molesters -- California.
Child sexual abuse by clergy -- California.
Documentary films.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Berg, Amy, film director
Rothschild, Rene, actor
Kanopy (Firm)