Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Friday, May 25, 2018

Vendee-Cover-ArtWATERBURY – “The War of the Vendée,” a film by Danbury-based Navis Pictures about the forgotten martyrs of the French Revolution, will be screened at 7 p.m. June 30 at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury.

The screening is free and open to the public.

More than 250 young people make up the cast of the film, which is about a group of Catholic counter-revolutionaries whose actions won the restoration of religious freedom for France. Information is available at

Navis Pictures released a film in 2009 about St. Bernadette of Lourdes. Click here to read about that film and Jim Morlino, creator of Navis Pictures.