This film review examines the artfulness and cinematographic symbolism that makes The Two Popes spiritually uplifting, while also providing philosophical tools to assess its core message of postmodern change for the Roman Catholic Church. The 2020 Oscar nominated film portrays a friendship between Cardinals Joseph Ratzinger and Jorge Bergoglio who became the modern-day two popes–Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.

This Postmodern Realities episode is a conversation with Journal author Jason Monroe  about his online-exclusive article, “A Cinematic Call to Change: Postmodern Reform in The Two Popes.” 

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