In 1996, in Algeria, eight French monks of The Monastery Notre-Dame de l’Atlas of Tibhirine have a simple life serving the poor community that was raised around the monastery. During the Algerian Civil War, they are threatened by terrorists but they decide to stay in the country and not return to France. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Of Gods and Men
Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.