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John M. Kelly Library

Documentaries and Movies: Blessed Virgin Mary

The Kelly Library collects resources to support the Faculty of Theology and the St Michael's College Christianity and Culture Program

This page lists both documentaries about the Blessed Virgin Mary, as well as dramatizations of her life.

 

All Generations Shall Call Me Blessed

All Generations Shall Call Me Blessed

BT613 .S73 2007 DVD
114 minutes
Catholic apologist Tim Staples addresses the most common Protestant objections to Catholic teaching about Mary.

Apparitions at Fatima

Apparitions at Fatima

BT660 .F3 A663 2006 DVD
90 minutes
A dramatization of the Blessed Virgin Mary's appearances to three children in Portugal in 1917.

The Cloak of Juan Diego

The Cloak of Juan Diego

BT660 .G8 C4 2005 DVD
28 minutes; released 1995.
The story of the Mexican peasant who in 1531 had a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary near Guadalupe.

Fatima

Fatima

BT660 .F3 F27 2005 DVD
50 minutes
A documentary about the apparitions of Mary at Fatima, placing them within the context of contemporary world events. Hosted by Ricardo Montalban.

Fatima, Altar of the World

Fatima, Altar of the World

BT660 .F3 F3 2000 DVD
50 minutes
A documentary about the apparitions of Mary at Fatima, and their continuing influence today.

Hail, Holy Queen

Hail, Holy Queen

BT613 .H34 2005 DVD
4 discs containing 13 programs, approximately 30 minutes each
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina consider the Biblical and theological foundations of the role of the Mary in salvation.

Images of Mary

Images of Mary

BT613 .I634 2006 DVD
approx. 390 minutes
This lecture series looks at the Virgin Mary through images from the New Testament time to the present.

Lourdes: Pilgrimage and Healing

Lourdes: Pilgrimage and Healing

BT653 .L687 2005z DVD
40 minutes; released 2005.
Lourdes is the most famous of all shrines to the Virgin Mary. This documentary captures the daily spiritual rhythm of Lourdes, including interviews with pilgrims.

Mary

BX830 1962 .V234 1988 v.7 DVD
28 minutes
A dcoumentary about the Marian teaching of the Second Vatican Council. Part of the Vatican II, Civilization of Love series.

Mary: Mother of Jesus

Mary: Mother of Jesus

BT 605.2 .M379 2003 DVD
91 minutes; released 1999.
A portrayal of Mary's undying and steadfast love for her son. Starring Pernilla August and Christian Bale.

Mary of Nazareth

Mary of Nazareth

BT 613 .M379 2006 DVD
115 minutes; released 1995.
A feature film on the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Directed by Jean Dellanoy. Starring Myriam Muller.

Mary: The Mother of God

Mary: The Mother of God

BT603 .M37 2003 DVD
78 minutes
Best-selling Catholic author Stephen Ray takes the viewer to Israel, Turkey, and Greece in his study of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Part of The Footprints of God series.

Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

BT660 .F3 M57 2006 DVD
102 minutes; released 1952.
A feature-length movie dramatization of the events that began in May 1917, when three shepherd children witnessed a vision of a "beautiful lady" in a grotto just outside the village of Fatima in Portugal.

Once on a Barren Hill

Once on a Barren Hill

BT660 .G8 O53 1985 VHS
27 minutes; released 1985.
A dramatization of the story of Blessed Juan Diego, the Mexican peasant who in 1531 had a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary near Guadalupe.

Mother of America

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of America

BT660 .G8 O97 2003z DVD
35 minutes
A documentary about the relevance of Our Lady of Guadalupe to people in the third millenium.

Picturing Mary

Picturing Mary

N8070 .P53 2007 DVD
57 minutes
An examination of paintings, mosaics, and sculpture of the Virgin Mary. Narrated by Jane Seymour.

Song of Bernadette

The Song of Bernadette

PT2647 .E77 L5 2003 DVD
156 minutes; released 1943.
A dramatization of Franz Werfel's novel about the young French girl who sees a vision of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes.

Vailankanni: The Lourdes of the East

Vailankanni: The Lourdes of the East

BT652 .I4 V35 2005 DVD
23 minutes.
A documentary about Vailankanni, a small town in the south of India, where each year Catholics come to pay homage to the Virgin Mary.

The Woman Clothed with the Sun: La Salette and Pontmain

BT652 .F7 W663 2007 DVD
90 minutes.
A documentary about two appearances of Mary in France: at La Salette in 1846, and at Pontmain in 1871.

The Woman Clothed with the Sun: Rue de Bac, Beauraing, and Banneux

BT650 .W65 2007DVD
90 minutes.
A documentary about three appearances of Mary: at Paris in 1830; at Beauraing, Belgium, in 1932 and 1933; and at Banneux, France, in 1933.

The Woman Clothed with the Sun: Zaragoza, Guadalupe, and Lourdes

BT650 .W69 2007 DVD
90 minutes.
A documentary about three appearances of Mary: at Zaragoza, Spain, in the first century; in Mexico in 1531; and at Lourdes, France, in the 1830s.