"ONE OF THE BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR! A taut, exemplary piece of humane film making that avoids political sentimentality and glib answers." - Time Magazine
"Brings the war in Central America home to middle class America like no other film."
- American Friends Service Committee
"The power of this documentary is that it may reshock us into remembering the United States’ complicity in El Salvador: Our government arms a government that kills Americans." - Washington Post
"Don’t miss it. And have your teenagers see it too."- Catholic New York
"A moving testament to three sisters and a lay volunteer who were killed as a result of their work with the poor in El Salvador, the film’s simplicity is an artful reflection of the simple lifestyle of its subjects and the simple beauty of their sacrifice"- America Magazine
Named one of the Ten Best Films About Holy Men and Women by America Magazine
Salvador Witness: The Life And Calling of Jean Donovan by Ana Carrigan
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Release Year: 1982
Running Time: 56 minutes