Toronto 2012: Alex Gibney's Catholic Church Abuse Doc to Debut at Fest
"Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God" will receive a first-weekend screening at TIFF by the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
TORONTO – Oscar-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney is to debut his latest film, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.
Gibney’s documentary about the abuse of power in the Catholic Church is set to screen in Toronto on September 9.
With previous credits like Enron: The Smartest Men in the Room, Gibney’s latest work will probe secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused over 200 deaf children in a school under his control, and the denials and cover-up of church authorities.
Toronto last year gave a world premiere to Gibney's The Last Gladiators, a doc about pro hockey players.
The Toronto International Film Festival will unveil its upcoming Real to Reel documentary lineup for its September 6 to 16 edition on Tuesday.