Encounters - 2013

The Sagrada Família. CC0 Creative Commons

The Girl Who Sculpts the Temple

EncountersAlessandra Stoppa

She saw the Sagrada Família in a school book and decided that she needed to “be near it.” Today, young Japanese sculptress Shiho Othake works side-by-side with Etsuro Sotoo, among the “disciples” of Antoni Gaudí.

Shiho receives Baptism.
Helen Whitney.

A Matter of Life

EncountersSuzanne Tanzi

“We don’t want to go unconnected into the night,” sums up award-winning producer Helen Whitney, as she describes her latest film project on the topic of forgiveness which “matters urgently to many people” now, as never before.