invisible thread
World Premiere Virgin Dublin International Film Festival 2019

Winner of Best Short Documentary 2019 Belfast Doc Fest

Raped at 14 by a Catholic Priest, human rights activist Colm O’Gorman challenges Pope Francis to tell the truth about the cover up of abuse during his divisive visit to Ireland in August 2018.

This short documentary captures the 'Stand For Truth' event which was held at the Garden of Remembrance in solidarity with victims of clerical abuse.


Special thanks to Colm O’Gorman and the organisers of Stand 4 Truth: Darragh Doyle, Simone George, Clare O’Connell, Gary Gannon, Niall Cowley, Conor Kelly, Bernadette Morris and Gary Dunne.

Thanks also to all the artists: Villagers, Hozier, Mary Coughlan, Grace Dyas, Róisín O of Thanks Brother, Mary Black, Marian Keyes, Sarah Clancy, Lankum, Liam Ó Maonlaí, Brian Kennedy, Susie Q

Director - Anna Rodgers
Producer - Zlata Filipović
Editor - Bob Gallagher
Composer - Michael Fleming
Director of Photography - Eleanor Bowman
Additional Camera - Conor Fleming
Sound Recordist - Peter Nicell
Additional Editor - Hugh Rodgers
Archive: RTÉ Archives and Press Association

An Invisible Thread Films production 2018